Discussion in 'Clubs' started by Spook, Feb 5, 2014.
Who volunteers to be an engineer??? Times have changed aye
Back then anyone who fancied blowing shit up Gibo.
Or slow people with dodgy knees, they crawl better!
Close....................but not close enough.
The reason I disagree is because the scroll states "ROYAL ENGINEERS" and the New Zealand Engineer Volunteers, although having an almost identical cap badge, initially had the words. NZ ENGINEER VOLS," changed later to "ROYAL NZ ENGINEERS". Never just "ROYAL ENGINEERS, which to me that indicates that it is an English Regiment's cap badge.
Here is another example of it which was used this instance by the 1 st London Field Company Royal Engineers.
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Have you tried putting it on a USA site ?
Where did you actually get it from ? Would it definitely be an NZ piece do you think ?
look like early breach loading rifles with very early scopes attached???
Its an old badge of yours you lying bugger, MataMata Rooters Club
you could perhaps try to get hold of David corbetts book_military insignia of new zealand army(i think).it may be of help.
I've seen one of these before, I'll ask my mate on Thursday I think he has one the same
9th Wellington east coast rifles/reg.Ihave this badge too.
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