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Category: Colonial Badges

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Tasmanian Colonial and pre WW1 badges

Tasmanian Rangers 1903 Tasmanian Defence Force

Derwent Rifles 1859

Derwent Regiment 1900

(red & yellow felt patch behind the badge)

Launceston Volunteer Rifles 1859  Launceston Volunteer Rifles 1880

Tasmanian Volunteer Rifles c1870

Tasmanian Volunteer Rifle Regiment c1880

Buckingham Rifles 1861 Her Majesty's Convict Department Tasmania 1855

Tasmanian Local Forces 1881 (version 1)

Tasmanian Local Forces 1881 (version 2, officers)

  • Tasmanian Local Forces (version 3)
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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