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Small WW1 Australian lot

Article about: Hi Gents Thought I would share a recent pick up. I believe this small lot may be attributed to the same Australian Serviceman. Unmarked British made replacement General Service hat badge. Ge

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    Hi Gents
    Thought I would share a recent pick up.
    I believe this small lot may be attributed to the same Australian Serviceman.

    Unmarked British made replacement General Service hat badge.

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    General Service collar insignia.
    Example one is Stokes and Son manufactured.
    Example two is unmarked and possibly of British manufacture. Note the "block" style lugs .
    Issued non matching pairs were common

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    Unmarked "A" prefixed Silver War Badge

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    Discharged Returned Soldier Badge (AIF). Stokes and Sons

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    1920's Returned Sailors & Soldiers Imperial League membership badge. Stokes and Sons

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    The numbering on both the Silver War badge and the Discharged Returned Soldiers badge do not relate to an AIF service number. Also the numbering of both these badges do not have to match to be issued to the same serviceman.

    I hope you found them interesting and thanks for looking.

    All the best

    Dave

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    Jeez Dave can you stop posting this crap hey? --- Nice Mate -most educational
    Regards
    René

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    Cheers guys.
    I've a pile more crap Rene

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    Quote by Thanatos View Post
    Cheers guys.
    I've a pile more crap Rene
    Ahh crap!!
    Regards
    René

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    Double crap !

    Just joking , some iconic pieces there

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    Some good crap you have Dave.



    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Enough of the crap

    I like this little lot especially the old "RSL" badge.
    They came as a complete lot but I'm still not certain of the serviceman to whom these were awarded. I'll keep you posted.

    Thanks for looking fella's

    Dave

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    Nice items!
    Author of... 'Belfast Diaries: A Gunner In Northern Ireland'... 'A Tough Nut To Crack: Andersonstown.. Voices From 9 Battery Royal Artillery In Northern Ireland'... 'An Accrington Pal: The Diaries of Pte Jack Smallshaw, September 1914 To March 1919'.

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    Dave, as you mention slider fitted cap badges are British and the same applies to the blocky type lugs as well as far as I understand them.

    I have one which has been said to be British made.
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    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Great stuff Dave!

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