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History of the Badges of the Australian Army (1903 to 1966)

This section draws heavily on research by Alfred N Festberg as presented in his book Australian Army Insignia 1903-1966. He concentrated only on units in the 1966 Order of Battle.

Army Schools, Training Units & Colleges 

 Officer Cadet School from 1955  Officer Training Unit

 Army Apprentices School from 1949

 Army Apprentices School from 1953

The badges below are not approved for use as hat badges. They are to be used on buildings, paperwork and the like.

 Australian Staff College  Infantry Centre
Jungle Training Centre Canungra
School of Military Engineering Australian army School of Music

 The service organisations below are entitled to wear their own insignia on Army uniforms

 Red Cross (embroidered)

Red Cross (metal) 

 Salvation Army W.M.C.A
 Y.W.C.A Campaigners for Christ (Everymans)

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