Unofficial cloth badge : 2 Troop, Armoured Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment

Place Asia: Vietnam
Accession Number RELAWM41035.008
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Cotton woven; Embroidery cotton thread
Location Main Bld: Vietnam Gallery: Upper Level: APC
Maker Unknown
Place made Vietnam
Date made c 1968-1971
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Square badge with embroidered black border divided in two diagonally - bottom left to top right. Left half is red, right half is yellow. In the centre of the badge is a white shield with a white embroidered edge, emblazoned on the shield a black embroidered two-headed eagle with wings raised. Above the birds head is a black embroidered wreath shape with the numeral '2' embroidered in black in the centre.

History / Summary

Unofficial cloth insignia worn by Australian some members of 2 Troop, Armoured Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment in Vietnam. These badges were unofficial and were purchased at personal expense.

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