24th May 2023

New Zealand Defence Uniform Buttons

Army Veterinary Service: George V era

See https://nzhistory.govt.nz/war/medical-units/veterinary-corps


Royal NZ Army Medical Corps


1st NZ Special Air Service Regiment (1 NZSAS Regt)

Backmark: Firmin London.

This unit was formed in 1955 and was modelled on the British SAS. it obtained regimental status in 2013. According to Wikipedia “It has the responsibility of conducting counter-terrorism and overseas special operations and performing the disposal of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive hazards for military and civilian authorities.”

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