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mutley

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Can anyone tell me what this badge is, I got it with some Royal Artillery stuff but dont know what its for or even if its the right way up. Any suggestions??

thanks

Mutley

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It is I believe German possibly WW2 vintage,a Collar Patch or,Sleeve badge for a specific unit if I.m not mistaken{& I often am...}

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Harry

thanks for your help, I've not come across anything like it before.

thanks again

mutley

Sorry to disapoint, its upside down! It is the badge (sixth sign of the Zodiac) of the 6th Army Group RA. It was raised in Egypt in April 1943. It took part in the Sicily landings and saw much hard fighting in the campaign in Italy. Cole p137

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Virgo is the 6th sign of the Zodiac

Mick

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Ram

many thanks for your detailed reply. What does the Cole p137 refer to at the end of your post?

Mutley

formation badges of world war 2. britain,commonwealth and empire

howard cole:

http://www.abebooks.co.uk/servlet/BookDeta...D0%26sortby%3D3

Mick

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