'C' Squadron Collar Badges


'C' Squadron Collar Badges 'C' Squadron Collar Badges
The front and rear of a pair of ‘C’ Squadron (Australian) collar badges are shown in Figures 304-305.  This pair of collar badges are die-struck in yellow-brass.  The right-hand collar badge has had their genuine north-south loops removed and replaced with east-west positioned loops.  Examination of another pair of collar badges has determined that these additional collar badges also have north-south loops.  Like the other Squadron collar badges, the ‘C’ Squadron (Australian) collar badges are a matching pair.  In the pair shown, the kangaroo on the left-hand collar badge has a straight tail as should the right-hand collar badge which has a tail which has been accidentally bent.

Among the King's Colonials collar badges the ‘C’ Squadron (Australian) collar badges are the most difficult to come by in my experience.

Figures 304-305:  A pair of ‘C’ Squadron (Australian) collar badges (In the style of KK 1375) in gilding metal.

Unlike bronzed OSD versions of the 'A' Squadron (British Asian), 'B' Squadron (British American) and 'E' Squadron (New Zealand) collar badges, a bronzed OSD version of the 'C' Squadron (Australian) collar badges has not been noted.