10th April 2021

Uniform Buttons

Illawarra Regiment, 34th Infantry Battalion

Stokes & Sons Melb

This is another unit raised during WW1, disbanded, reformed, merged, disbanded then reformed again before being amalgamated into the Royal NSW Regiment in 1960. In 1927, when territorial designations were introduced, the battalion adopted the title of the “Illawarra Regiment”.

Illawarra Daily mercury (Wollongong), 3rd July 1954 page 13. Drummers of the Ilawarra Regimental band.

Royal Australian Army Pay Corps

Stokes Melb








This Corps provides pay and financial services to the army. They served overseas in both World Wars. The Royal title was granted in 1948.

Observer(Adelaide), 18th March 1916 page 24.