Illustrations of award decorations and medals from all Austraian Forces.
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Illustrations of award decorations and medals from all Austraian Forces.
Stamped nakedarmy 531/2000
Women's Royal Australian Army Corps Description The Women's Royal Australian Army Corps was formed as an all women's corps of the Australian Army in April 1951. Its Colonel-in-Chief was Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. Wikipedia Founded: 1951 Role: Service support Active: 1951–84
Presented by F35799 Lt Fiona Campbell WRAAC 11 Nov 1998
5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment Units 1 Australian Task Force Vietnam North Vietnamese Army Viet Cong Place Horseshoe Hill Events Tet Offensive Operation Bondi Battle Honour Binh Ba Commanding Officers Warr, John Arnold Kahn, Colin Nicholas Decorations First tour: 1 DSO; 3 MC; 2 MM; 1 MID and bar; 18 MID; Second tour: 1 DSO; 3 MC; 2 DCM; 1 Medal of Gallantry; 3 MM; 11 MID Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975 References Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam Category Unit Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975 Unit hierarchy Australian Army Royal Australian Infantry 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Wooden plaque with 3 separate designs attached.
7 Field Squadron, Royal Australian Engineers Conflict Indonesian Confrontation, 1962-1966 Category Unit Conflict Indonesian Confrontation, 1962-1966 Unit hierarchy Australian Army 7 Field Squadron, Royal Australian Engineers
Wooden crest with badge in centre, red with gold trim.
Below a large numeral 7, are the letters: FD SQN RAE
Plaques are often given to individuals as mementos of time served with that Corps or Unit.
Wooden crest shape plaque with metal badge fixed to centre. Two colours, red and yellow, with Light-horse crest centre.
Air-Force clothing issue.
Blue cloth cap, black band, badge centre front. Black fabric strap above the peak, fastened with two brass buttons decorated with crown and Air Force wings. Leather insert, top of inside cap lined with clear plastic.
Badge: RAAF surrounded by wreath and crown.Inside crown of hat: logo of Australian Government Clothing Factory. Size (broad arrow) 57.
Clothing issue for Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps.
Khaki cap with leather strap above peak held in place with two brass buttons decorated with map of Australia and crown. Badge centre front, shield topped with crown. Leather band insert.Top of inside of cap is clear plastic lined.
On badge. Australian Army Ordnance with Royal & Corps above. On the wreath surrounding shield, latin motto inscribed. Inside red label TATHAN. Brand label EMERCO in crown of hat.
The Slouch Hat became standard issue headdress in 1903 and its brim position was mostly standardised. The slouch hat became a famous symbol of the Australian fighting man during World War One and continued to be worn throughout World War Two. Its use since that time has made it a national symbol. https://www.army.gov.au/our-history/traditions/the-slouch-hat
Standard uniform issue for the Australian Army.
Khaki slouch hat, has pleated hat band, brim upturned with badge on upturned brim. Crown of hat pinched inwards. Leather crown liner and leather chin strap with adjustable clip.
MOUNTCASTLE 1994 Made in Australia (Broad arrow) 56 Black pen handwritten. Fuller
This Australian Womens Army Services (AWAS) Hat belonged to Marion (Tib) Owler. Established in August 1941, the AWAS in consisted of 6000 women by January 1942. Some 20,000 were in service by the end of that same year. They worked in roles including administration, driving, catering, signals and intelligence, and were paid around two-thirds of their male counterparts.
The item represents Australian women’s army uniform headdress from WW 2. The hat’s stylish design was an important aspect of the recruiting campaign for the women’s services of 1942.
Fur felt brimmed hat. Band holds Rising Sun badge centre front, and a red & blue unit colour patch is also attached to the band on the side.
tagged - kyn rsl 2012/3
women's army services, women's uniform, ww2 uniform.
Battle Honours of 3rd Battalion
Black frame with glass, logo of 3rd Battalion RAR surrounded by campaigns.
1948 Japan 1950, Korea, Malaya, Borneo, Vietnam (with dates)
Wooden rectangular plaque, black background with gold lettering.
Logo of National Servicemen’s Association of Australia Victorian Branch Inc. Kyneton
Wooden shield with crest topped with crown and gold rim, blue inner ring.
Melbourne Communication Unit Royal Australian Airforce. Ocius Alis Back: Badges & Crests 52 Barry’s Point Rd. New Zealand
Soft cover, sepia pictures on back and front cover. 105 pages, 20 chapters, indexed.
Author; Michael P Garnett First published 2013 Published by Historical Publications, Romsey, Victoria
Used by Australian service personnel in WW2.
Gas mask with rubber face mask, glass eye plates and filter to cover mouth and nose.Fabric hose attached to a metal cylinder canister. Straps to hold mask in place to go around back of head. Canister is heavy, two slits on side of canister.
Base of canister: No 4A Richard Hughes Pty Ltd Sydney 1942 H B 5 E (undecipherable)
gas mask, military equipment ww2
Booklet hinged at the top. Dark blue plastic cover with gold lettering.
Cover: Restricted Royal Engineers Pocket Book. 1967. Crown copyright reserved. Contents: black and white printed with diagrams and tables.
The Iroquois helicopter was used in Vietnam by Australian Air Force as gunfire support and for medical evacuation.
Wooden model helicopter and descriptive information relating to use of helicopters in Southeast Asia.
vietnam, helicopters, iroquios
Set of three brochures relating to WW1 battlefield sites in France and Belgium. Coloured and contain photographs.
fromelle, villers brettoneux, remembrance trail- western front
Two booklets produced for commemorative services held in London, 2015. 1.Service held in Westminster Abbey to mark the centenary of the ANZAC landings. 8 pages, printed blue on white pages 2.ANZAC Day Dawn service held Hyde Park, London. 6 pages, printed in black and white. Picture on cover.
Both contain an order of service for ANZAC Day commemorative services held in London, April, 2015.
Round wall plaque. Metal plate centred on wooden turned circular frame.
Front: Outer ring, 100years service to the nation. 1901 - 2001 Inner ring, Teamwork. Courage. Initiative. Centre, Rising sun emblem, The Australian Army. Back: Market Link Solutions Canberra Australia Kyneton RSL. S/B Donated by Don Radley
The tradition of wearing a red poppy on Remembrance day is to commemorate the end of the WW1. The sale of poppies made of cloth, or a lapel pin, is a means of fund -raising for the RSL.
Framed collection of 18 Poppy Day badges mounted on green felt.
Each badge depicts a red poppy in a different style. The badges date from 1946. Some have the words -Poppy Day appeal - written on them.
Brown paper cover booklet of 16 pages. Spine stapled. Black print.
Cover title : South African and Active Service Association of Victoria and Melbourne Branch RSSAILA RULES J W McKenzie, President S E Dunslow, JP, Secretary
RSL badge mounted on a wooden plaque with engraved name plate below.
Plaque : TJ Martin. P4653 Badge: Returned Sailors & Soldiers Imperial League.
t j martin p 4653, returned soldiers & sailors imperial league
Blue leather covered diary, with RSL logo on cover. The first 40 pages have information relating to returned service personnel. The diary pages have pencil hand written entries in the last pages.
Cover: RSL logo Victorian branch 1948. Title page: Returned Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen’s Imperial League of Australia. Victorian branch 1948 Diary And Serviceman’s Guide.
Lapel badge with pin and clip on back and a safety chain and fine gold pin. Blue and red enamel around edges, with white and blue RSL badge replica in centre. Badge in shape of shield.
CENTRAL RSL VICTORIA, blue background. WOMENS AUXILIARY red background. Back: Stokes.
Three enamel badges, each with clip pin attached to back. Round with blue border and a Red Cross in the middle of a white background. Two slightly smaller badges have a crown on the top. The larger badge shows wear on the enamel, and the writing around outer edge is indecipherable.
Australian Red Cross Society on front, and Stokes on back.
red cross society
The sale of ANZAC DAY pins is a fund raising event held around the anniversary of ANZAC DAY. The design of the fund-raising badges is based on the service badge worn by veterans of the Gallipoli landings.
Seven Anzac Day pins attached to a wooden stand. The pins each have a different design. Each have a single pin attached to the back of the badge.Each design incorporates a large letter A.
The words Anzac Day or Anzac Appeal appear on each of the badges.
anzac day, commemorative pins
Five badges attached to card. The history of the RSL badge is printed above the badges displayed. Each badge has a number engraved on the back. The display illustrates the change in design of the badge from 1922 - 1990.
Webbing bag with flap secured by two buckle straps. One strap missing. Buckles to secure shoulder strap, missing. Back of bag has name and number of an Airman.
F/SGT. I. Londish 20603 RAAF
Webbing fabric with three hooks on reverse side for attachment to belt or shoulder webbing. Press stud on flap.
No 27 written on reverse.
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