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WW2 Australian Uniform Ident Help Please

Postby Cucuboth » Sat Oct 11, 2014 5:56 am

Hi,

I'm having trouble identifying the uniform my great-uncle is wearing in this photo. It's from WW2, and obviously looks like an officer, but I can't ID the rank. Plus, he doesn't appear to have any service record listed on the National Archives of Australia site. The family story is that he served as a Coast Watcher in the Solomon Islands, since he owned a plantation up there. Anyway, I'm mostly looking for a rank, and maybe if this is a regular army or militia uniform.

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Thanks to anyone who might help,

Chris
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Re: WW2 Australian Uniform Ident Help Please

Postby Sylcec » Sat Oct 11, 2014 12:04 pm

Suggest you contact the Australian War Memorial and ask their assistance in identification.
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Re: WW2 Australian Uniform Ident Help Please

Postby jeffward » Sat Oct 11, 2014 4:37 pm

Three pips on your shoulder normally indicates the rank of Captain
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