A Been There Done That Removed From Uniform (RFU) Set of Embroidered All Ranks Combat Issue (Operational) Qualified Parachutist Wings / Badge / Brevet to: 1 (Rhodesian) Special Air Service (S.A.S.) White Embroidered Parachute Filled in the Centre in Navy (Dark) Blue & Highlighted in Navy Blue. Wings (9 Feathers) Royal Blue / Light Blue with Navy Blue & White Highlights. On Olive Green Twill. (Padding Removed). Worn on the Brush Strokes Pattern / Style Camouflage “Cammies” All Ranks (AR’s) Combat / Work Uniform normally on the Right Arm / Shoulder Unless the wearer had been Awarded the Honour of Wings on Chest (W.O.C.) where they would be worn on the Left, above the Breast Pocket. c.1965 – 80.
Notes: 1950 Southern Rhodesia Far East Volunteers. 12 March 1951 Amalgamated with: 21 Special Air Service (Artists). To Form: Malayan Scouts (S.A.S.). & were known as: “C” (Rhodesian) Squadron Malayan Scouts (S.A.S.). Break up of Federation 31 Dec 63 Adopted as a Rhodesian Army Unit on 20 Jan 64. 11 Nov 65 Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI). Jun 78 Became 1 (Rhodesian) Special Air Service Regiment (S.A.S.). Officially Disbanded 31 Dec 80.
Dimensions: 51 mm x 95 mm.
Imperfections: Padding Removed, See Pics.
Code: 51117Price: 128.00 GBP