Royal Australian Air Force - Insignia

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RAAF Enlisted Hat Badge
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1 1/2"


Cotter Pin loops
A.L. Collection
11/25/2001
RAAF Shoulder Eagle
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72 mm



John Gowan Collection
12/26/2001
RAAF Summer Dress Shoulder Eagle
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6/14/2002
RAAF Shoulder Flash
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70 mm



John Gowan Collection
12/26/2001
RAAF Wireless Operator
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62 mm
40 mm


John Gowan Collection
12/26/2001
RAAF Wireless Operator
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1 1/2"




6/14/2002
RAAF Wireless Operator Summer
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2"




6/14/2002
RAAF Officer Cap Badge
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62 mm
62 mm

Metal wire on wool
John Gowan Collection
12/26/2001
RAAF Warrant Officer
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60 mm
52 mm


John Gowan Collection
5/4/2002
RAAF Warrant Officer Shirt Sleeve Order (Worn on Leather writs band)
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2"



6/14/2002
RAAF Warrant Officer Summer Sleeve Order
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2"



6/14/2002
RAAF Flight Sergeant Crown
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30 mm
30 mm


John Gowan Collection
5/4/2002
RAAF Flight Sergeant Crown
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1"



11/7/2002
This is the version of this badge that would have been worn on the summer tunic.
RAAF Flight Sergeant Stripes
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140 mm
80 mm


John Gowan Collection
5/4/2002
RAAF Leading Aircraftsman
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65 mm
20 mm


John Gowan Collection
5/4/2002
RAAF Leading Aircraftsman Shirt Sleeve
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2.5"




6/14/2002
RAAF Leading Aircraftsman Summer
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2.5"




6/14/2002
RAAF Second Pattern WAAAF Cap Badge
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2"



6/14/2002
Prior to this badge these women wore the metal RAAF cap badge displayed above. The WAAAF stands for Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force.
RAAF Women's Air Training Corps (cadets) Cap Badge
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1 7/8"




6/14/2002
RAAF Shoulder Title
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95 mm
52 mm


John Gowan Collection
9/13/2002
RAAF Shoulder Title
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80 mm
35 mm


John Gowan Collection
9/13/2002
RAAF Officer Title worn by Australian officers serving in the RAF
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10/14/2002
RAAF Officer Eagle
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2 1/8"


Millers - Sydney

11/5/2002
These were worn by RAAF Officers on the side (wedge) cap, and just above the cuff rank on the dress tunic.
RAAF Officer Eagle
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Millers - Sydney

11/5/2002
These were worn by RAAF Officers on the side (wedge) cap, and just above the cuff rank on the dress tunic.
RAAF Officer Eagle - Small
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Wallace Bishop

11/5/2002
These were worn by RAAF Officers on the greatcoat and battledress epaulettes
RAAF Bomb Disposal Badge
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2"



11/7/2002
RAAF Button
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11/7/2002
The buttons came in 3 sizes, 1 inch, 5/8ths of an inch and half inch
The Australian Return from Active Service badge
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1 7/8"



11/27/2002
It is brass with a split pin fixing, and was given to every returned serviceman who had seen active service, regardless of service. It is stamped on the reverse '1948 Issued by C'Wlth Govt', individually numbered, and has the makers name of Amor, Sydney.
1930s RAAF Officers Belt Buckle
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2 3/4"
2 1/4"


Lindsay Cheal Collection
2/06/2004
1930s RAAF Other Ranks Belt Buckle
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3 1/2""
2 1/4"


Lindsay Cheal Collection
2/06/2004
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Aviation Wings and Badges of the World Wars