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  RAMC Cap Badge
The motto underneath the cap badge can be translated as “Faithful in Adversity”.
It sums up the character and the ideals of the soldiers and officers who wear the cap badge, and is just as applicable to all in times of peace as it is in war.
The need for a steady nerve during periods of pressure can be found in the hospital and the playing field as much as it can be found on the battlefield.
www.army.mod.uk /medical/royal_army_medical_corps/cap_badge.htm   (316 words)

  RNZA Cap Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The RNZA cap badge is based on that of the Royal Artillery (RA), with several important differences, notably the crown and the wording.
The crown on the RA badge is that which the current monarch elects to wear when he or she comes to the Throne.
The new badge incorporating the Royal Arms, gun, and two mottoes was a large one designed to be worn on the helmet with the old full-dress uniform which became obsolete in New Zealand at the outbreak of World War 1.
riv.co.nz /rnza/hist/cap.htm   (346 words)

 Cap badge - www.canadiansoldiers.com
A Cap Badge (also known as a "hat badge", or incorrectly as a "cap brass") is a badge worn on uniform headgear that distinguishes the wearer's regiment, corps or branch.
Cap badges in the Canadian Army are designed and approved (at one time, by General Order) for use by individual regiments, corps or branches.
Canadian cap badges during the First World War were secured to the hat either by metal tangs which were bent back to secure the hat in place, sliders, or by two posts containing eyelets through which a metal cotter pin was attached.
www.canadiansoldiers.com /mediawiki-1.5.5/index.php?title=Cap_badge   (522 words)

 Badges of The Royal Canadian Regiment - Imperial Crown Badges; 1927-1950s
That difference is the styling of the crown, the earlier badges all exhibit a narrower base to the crown, and often a finer degree of detailing than the later badges of the 60s and 70s.
Caps forage NP of regimental pattern in English melton cloth will be worn by all officers on duty or parade, with the exception that caps beret, officers' pattern, will be worn on ceremonial parades.
In 1924 the Regiment advanced the proposal that the crown borne on the RCR badges and buttons which was not the Imperial Crown and in fact not even a British Crown, should be altered to the crown originally authorized in 1894, but never borne on the Unit badges.
members.tripod.com /RegimentalRogue/rcrbadges/rcr-imp_crown_26-50s.htm   (1395 words)

 Cap Badges - World War Two - Infantry Corps
Officers in some regiments wore the same badge as the men, though in many the pattern was similar but the badge was chromed or even purchased in sterling silver (some of which were polished, some were left oxidize and darken).
There were two variations of the Algonquin badge, one in a material called monel metal (a nickel alloy, used upon the fact that the regiment was, from 1920 through 1936, representing the Sudbury area), the second type was the standard white metal.
The cap badges supplied to the Seaforths by the Government before and during the war did not correspond to the "official" pattern, and the Regiment had to have the badges privately manufactured in order to conform both to General Orders, and to the badge worn by the Imperial Seaforths.
www.canadiansoldiers.com /capbadges3.htm   (1592 words)

 America on the Move | United States Lines cap badge
This cap badge is decorated with the flag used by United States Lines from the creation of the line in 1923 until 1929.
A different cap badge was worn by the deck officers.
Cap badge of fl felt embroidered with a gold eagle and leaves surrounding the United States Lines house flag (a burgee with a white circle enclosing the red initials “U S L”).
americanhistory.si.edu /onthemove/collection/object_1004.html   (174 words)

 Lindsay Badge
This is in the wearing of the crest from the full coat of arms of your chief in the form of a badge surrounded by a belt and buckle containing the motto of the chief.
This is akin to a military cap badge and like it, is not the personal possession of the wearer, but a badge which proclaims that person to be a member of a particular group.
This is the basic badge design that is authorized by the Chief of the Clan Lindsay for use by anyone descended from or bearing the Lindsay surname and is a derivative of the official Coat of Arms of the Earl of Crawford.
www.clanlindsay.com /lindsay_badge.htm   (343 words)

 Lapel Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Old Comrades' lapel badge is based on the cap badge of the RNZA with 'UBIQUE' being replaced by 'NZ' and 'Royal N.Z. Artillery' being replaced by 'OLD COMRADES ASSN'.
When all the original badges had been issued, a larger badge was constructed with 'N.Z.' reverting to 'UBIQUE' with the lettering in gold on a blue background.
The badge of the late 20th century and early 21st century is smaller than the pin, with the lower lettering in gold on a blue background, the upper lettering in gold on a red background, and red inside the crown.
riv.co.nz /rnza/hist/ocbadge.htm   (174 words)

Badges of Authority are obtained from the State Quartermaster, or through the State Badge Secretary.
A cap badge is worn on the center, front of the Cap.
Proficiency badges are worn on the right arm in parallel rows between the shoulder and elbow.
www.inquiry.net /traditional/por/badges.htm   (1675 words)

 Rare Cap Shields   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The badge was used on all midwest Greyhound affiliates that were started before railroad affiliation, and was used until corporate restructuring formed a new Eastern Greyhound, to include Pennsylvania, Central, Ohio, the old Eastern and parts of Great Lakes Greyhound Lines, and others.
The badge, which carries a hallmark by Pasquale of San Francisco, resided for many decades in the collection of the Coos County (Oregon) Historical Society, before we purchased it in 2004.
This is the badge worn by current Greyhound Drivers, those who have badges, that is. We're told that West Coast drivers hired since Fall 2004 have been told that the cap shields are no longer being issued, although East Coast operators may still be able to get badges.
www.strayhound.com /hatbadges.htm   (1850 words)

 Defence Internet | Defence News | Queen approves new cap badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The cap badge for the new Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border)
News of the new badge has been eagerly awaited - the cap badge, worn by every officer and man, is always the most visible, identifiable, and memorable symbol of regimental identity.
The badge, authorised by the College of Arms before submission to the Queen for final approval, comprises the Red Rose of Lancaster surmounted by the Royal Crown, surrounded by a Laurel Wreath, with the regimental motto on a scroll beneath.
www.mod.uk /DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/HistoryAndHonour/QueenApprovesNewCapBadge.htm   (880 words)

 Onward Badge 2
This is the early conversion badge that used a WW2 ONWARD cap badge as its basis.
These badges were made in small numbers as a new die was then made and a larger number of newly struck Q/C versions in many variations were later made.
The badges that were DISCONTINUED were not the "regular and large" units such as the NZMGC but the TINY units that were drawn from specific districts or were too small and had to be amalgamate OR were sent as Reinforcements so were split on arrival and assigned to regiments that needed more cannon-fodder.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-badges/onward2.htm   (1068 words)

A rank insignia cap badge, nickel or silver-plated, one and one-half inch in diameter will be affixed to front of cap.
  The front of the cap shall be of a height sufficient to accommodate a one and one-half inch in diameter cap badge.
A rank insignia cap badge, gold finish one and one-half inch in diameter will be affixed to the front of cap.
www.lighthouseuniform.com /cdf/cdfspecs.htm   (1551 words)

 Badge Insignia
This cap badge was first issued during the 1940s when the Northern Territory's only two fire brigades, at Darwin and Alice Springs, were administered by the Canberra Fire Brigade.
The plain silver cap badge was hand-painted in red, white and blue enamel by one of the firefighters of the time, and later the badges were issued already coloured.
The badge shown on the left was one of the hand-painted ones.
www.users.bigpond.net.au /ntfirebrigade/badge_insignia.htm   (806 words)

 WW1 RMLI cap badge fixings??? - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums
The puzzling thing is that the cap has only 1 hole for fixing the badge, this suggests a slider fixing, not 2 lugs and split pin.
Most british badges were produced with either type of fitting, there being no real significance in whether the badge had a slider or loops.
I have discussed it with the owner, and he can't confirm other badges than the RMLI cap badge were used.
www.wehrmacht-awards.com /forums/showthread.php?t=73475   (463 words)

 Western Australia Police
Before the turn the of the 19th century, there may have been various British "military" style badges and helmet plates used by the Western Australia Police; but most notable was a single, bullion style, Queen Victoria "crown" centered on the kepi, which was worn by "other ranks" up until c 1914.
A Commissioned Officer's bullion badge, based on the cross belt badge and surrounded by a wreath, was also used by some Commissioned Officers on a kepi until c1914, During WW1, an officer's style "military" forage cap, with the metal "bottle top" badge (see below), was introduced.
This badge was restruck in 2005 with the hallmark "Sheridan Perth"; some in "gold".
www.ozbadge.com /wa.html   (507 words)

 Central Pacific Railroad Fireman Cap Badge
This railroad cap badge was found by a bottle digger in the 1970's in Winnemucca, Nevada at the location of the old Central Pacific Railroad yards.
Badge is made from brass and could have been nickel plated at one time but now has old surface patina of browns, reds and greens.
This style badge was used 1870's before the Southern Pacific Railroad was formed from the Central Pacific.
cprr.org /Museum/Ephemera/Hat_Badge.html   (136 words)

 The Friends of the Green Howards, - The Green Howards Cap Badge
The cap badge for the Yorkshire Regiment includes the White Rose of Yorkshire, the name of the regiment, and the Duke of Wellington's cypher.
The Green Howard's cap badge was personally designed by Queen Alexandra, when she was Princess of Wales, to incorporate the Dannebrog (the Cross of Denmark) and her personal cypher (the A) the whole being surmounted by her Princess's coronet.
The Museum has a display of examples of every cap badge that has been used by the Regiment from 1872 to the present.
www.greenhowards.org.uk /html-files/capbadge.htm   (344 words)

 Cap Badges and other badges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In 1946 the Battalion was granted the title Royal right is the 1st Battalion The Royal Hampshire Cap Badge notice the Kings crown on top which was changed to the Queens crown when Elizabeth became Queen.
Badge with the Queens crown below.The Badge did not become worn by the regiment until some time after 1946.
The line between the Rose and the Tiger in the badge was to commemorate being the first British Army to march the breadth of India during their tour of duty in 1821-1822.
www.pauljerrard.com /Reg_History/uniforms/CapBadgeReg.htm   (408 words)

 Cap badge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plastic cap badges were normally introduced during a prolonged war (e.g.
The Royal Highland Fusiliers prefer to wear their white hackle instead of their cap badge with the Scottish Tam O'Shanter.
When worn by service personnel in uniform, the plastic stem of the poppy is discarded and the paper petals are fitted behind the cap badge.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cap_badge   (968 words)

 Cap badges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Airborne Recce wore the standard Recce cap badge of a spear flanked by two lightning flashes surmounting a scroll with the title Reconnaissance Corps.
Officers had the same badge in hall marked silver, silver plate with guilt spear or bronze.
Recce, one of the armoured Recce units, had a small White Rose of York mounted in the centre of the badge towards the end of the war.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/AdamWilliams2/capbadge.htm   (84 words)

 Combination cap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Canadian Forces, the service cap is the primary headgear for Naval service dress; it has been largely replaced by the more popular wedge cap in the Air Force, and has all but disappeared in the Army in favour of the beret, although it is still worn by some generals.
The peak and chinstrap of the service cap are fl, differing in colour of the crown and band: Naval caps have a white crown and fl band, while the Air Force cap has a postman blue crown and band and the Army's has rifle green on both.
The peak of the junior officer's cap has a gold band along the forward edge, that of the senior officer has a row of gold oak leaves across the forward edge, while that of the general or flag officer has two rows, one along the forward edge and one near the cap band.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Combination_cap   (769 words)

 Irish Military Insignia - Collar Badges, <template>
This is the cap badge worn by the Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteers.
The Irish Volunteers wore the cap badge with inscription "Oglaig na h-Eireann" which became the cap badge of the National Army in 1922 and is worn to this day.
Three other badges were worn by the Irish Volunteers Dublin Brigade (above), West Mayo Brigade and Limerick Regiment.
www.irishmilitaryinsignia.com /metal/catagory/capbadges/metal_capbadges_miscellaneous_dublin.htm   (103 words)

 Small British cap badge collection - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums
Hi Marcus, you are right, the RAMC pattern cap badge that you did not recognise is for the WW2 Canadian RAMC.
Several of the badges came from a friend who is an ATS Veteran.
When metal cap badges were discontinued in the 1950's to be replaced by the awful "Staybrite" anodised aluminium plastic looking things, many Regt's had produced at Regimental expense metal replacement badges.
www.wehrmacht-awards.com /forums/showthread.php?t=34006   (1137 words)

 eBay.co.uk Guides - Cap badge fakes - don't be taken for a ride
Cap badge fakes - don't be taken for a ride
Look through all a sellers badges - if he is indeed selling off an old collection of originals as claimed then there should not be fakes in there.
Tyneside Irish and Cardiff Pals badges were not designed as cap badges and were worn in the shoulder titles and collars - therefore either of these badges with sliders is a fake.
reviews.ebay.co.uk /Cap-badge-fakes-don-apos-t-be-taken-for-a-ride_W0QQugidZ10000000001236635?ssPageName=BUYGD:CAT:-1:LISTINGS:1   (641 words)

 Militaria Dealers: Military Badges and Police Insignia: KellyBadge
If you want British Army badges, buttons, or other military insignia, you are at the right place - over 4400 military collectibles to choose from including civil Police patches and rank badges.
My name is Ian Kelly and I have collected UK cap badges since the age of 10.
Most items are British or British Commonwealth from 1881 to the present, plus a good selection of worldwide Parachute wings and hundreds of buttons, including shipping and transport buttons.
www.kellybadge.co.uk   (279 words)

 Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Cap Badge
The Regimental Badge or crest is laid out as follows: within a wreath of thistles and maple leaves, the figure of St Andrew with cross is shown standing on a mount charged with a plaque inscribed ADVANCE.
On the lower bend of the wreath there are two rolls, the upper inscribed THE CAMERON HIGHLANDERS the lower OF OTTAWA (M.G.).
The cap badge, tartan patch and balmoral are presented to each recruit upon successful completion of the QL 3 course.
www.camerons.ca /Regiment/badge.htm   (96 words)

 British Army Cap Badges For Sale UK Militaria
My online Cap Badge catalogue is now so big that I have split it into smaller sections so that the web pages load faster.
Each badge is numbered and the numbers are used by dealers and collectors as the 'industry-standard' to refer to cap badges.
If you are going to buy cap badges by mail order, then you need this book.
www.kellybadge.co.uk /Stock/capbadge.htm   (340 words)

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