Unknown Badge

Discussion in 'WW2 Militaria' started by MongoUK, Apr 24, 2020.

  1. MongoUK

    MongoUK Junior Member

    Any ideas what or where this badge would be from?


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  2. 'P' in white on a black square is the shoulder patch of GHQ Liaison Regiment ("Phantom").
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  3. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    That's his avatar.

    He know what it is.

    It's the other badge he's asking about.
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  4. I'm an idiot - I looked at the wrong badge! Apologies!
  5. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    The badge in question makes me think of the Aussie sunburst badge.
    At least you bumped the thread for others to see.
  6. Pat Atkins

    Pat Atkins Well-Known Member

    P&O had something similar on their uniforms, I think. No idea if this is the same, but it does look nautical I guess.
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  7. I have tried to match it to some form of headress. It seems to me to be a 'sunburst' of feathers arranged on a turban type cap. The base looks similar to the headress worn by Zulu and other South African warriors. I was thinking of the Colonial troops who served in the Pioneer Corps and some AA gunners - Basutos, Swazis, Bechuanans etc. Long shot!
  8. MongoUK

    MongoUK Junior Member

    Thanks all.
  9. James Harvey

    James Harvey Senior Member

    My initial thought was P&O
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  10. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

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  11. Richard Lewis

    Richard Lewis Member

    I saw a tank. But on closer inspection I think some threads have come loose. :wacko:


    Edit: On a sensible note just found this after seeing James' clue.
    Shipboard Organization and Stewards
    P & O Catering Petty Officer.
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  12. MongoUK

    MongoUK Junior Member

    Thanks Richard!

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