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Military Badges of the Colony of South Australia Page 2

South Australian Military Forces 1895-1903 2nd Battalion South Australian Infantry

South Australian Artillery (belt buckle) 1865

South Australian Artillery 1865 (helmet plate)

  • Pouch badge. This badge was in common use in many Colonies.
South Australian Artillery (sabretache badge)  South Australian Artillery
South Australia Militia Artillery 1886-1895 South Australia Medical Department

National Rifle Association i878 (Sth Aust)

 Belt buckle, South Australian Military Forces

  • This Unit served in the Boer War. The badge s is cut from flat brass. It was an unofficial badge

 South Australian Imperial Bushmen's Contingent


Some images from Military Badges of the Australian Colonies 1800-1903 by Rick Grebert 

ISBN 0 909458 22 7  Landers Publishing


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