RAR; The Royal Australian Regiment; a history

The formation of The Royal Australian Regiment in the years soon after the end of the Second World War was of fundamental importance to the Australian Army. Before that time Australia's peacetime army had been substantially a part-time militia, which formed the basis for a voluntary, specially enlisted force for war.

Maroon beret - Wikipedia

The beret was previously also worn by the Airborne Platoon Royal Australian Regiment 1951–1974, then the Australian Special Air Service Company (with the Royal Australian Infantry Corps Badge). When the Special Air Service Regiment was formed this was replaced by the tan beret (sometimes referred to as the sandy beret) with SASR Badge.

History | The Foundation - Supporting the Regiment

The Royal Australian Regiment – A Brief History. The Royal Australian Regiment (RAR) had its beginnings in 1945 when the Australian Government agreed to provide soldiers for the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) in Japan. The Australian Army component was the 34th Infantry Brigade based on three new infantry battalions raised at ...

THE BERET IS BACK - Royal Australian Regiment Association

The beret is to be worn with the band level on the forehead and level from front to rear on the left side. The lower edge of the band is to be 2–3 cm above and parallel to the eyebrows. The crown of the beret is to be pulled down to the right and the Corps, regiment or unit badge is to be positioned vertically over the left eye.

Commemorative Royal Australian Regiment beret: …

Rifle green coloured wool beret with metal Royal Australian Regiment (RAR) badge on front. On the inside of the crown is printed in white ink 'KENT, tm' underneath a crown between two lines. Underneath this manufacturer's design is printed 'PURE WOOL / MEDIUM'. The beret has a black nylon headband with small scuffs indicating use.

Green beret | Military Wiki | Fandom

Approval was granted and in October 1942 the first green berets were issued to the Royal Marines. Australian commandos [] Australian Commando berets are known as being "Sherwood Green" in colour. The corps badge on the beret is a black background and a gold combat dagger with the motto "Foras Admonitio" meaning "Without Warning" across the dagger.

ACA - 1st Commando Regiment History

Commencing in February 1997, 1 Cdo Regt provided the initial training for the re-role of the 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR) from an infantry battalion into commando 4RAR (Cdo) raising the Commando Training Wing (the predecessor to the Special Forces Training Centre) commanded by Major Hans Fleer.

Military beret - Wikipedia

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers: feather hackle on the beret. Other ranks of the Royal Welsh also wear hackles. Members of the Royal Tank Regiment, 4/73 (Sphinx) Special OP Battery Royal Artillery, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, Army Air Corps, Parachute Regiment, SAS and Intelligence Corps wear berets in Nos 1, 2, 3 and 6, Dress.

2nd Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment Association, …

The beret was previously also worn by the Airborne Platoon Royal Australian Regiment 1951–1974, then the Australian Special Air Service Company (with the Royal Australian Infantry Corps Badge). When the Special Air Service Regiment was formed this was replaced by the tan beret (sometimes referred to as the sandy beret) with SASR Badge.

RAR History - Royal Australian Regiment Association

The Royal Australian Regiment paraded a Queens Guard provided by 3RAR and the Colours of the Regiment. RECENT SERVICE Elements of the Regiment have taken part in peace-keeping, peace making and active service operations in, Somalia, Rwanda, Bougainville, Cambodia, East Timor, the Solomon Islands, and on a rotational basis in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Black beret : Private R J Barry, 6 Battalion, The Royal ...

Initial issue uniform associated with the service of 2788438 Private Richard Joseph Barry. Barry was born on 16 March 1947 in Sydney, NSW and was eligible for the National Service Scheme, which operated in Australia from 1964 to 1972.

PPCLI, The Regiment: A Brief History

Australia - The Royal Australian Regiment New Zealand - The Hauraki Regiment A History of the PPCLI Association No one knows for sure when Patricia's started to gather in informal groups but we do know that it started shortly after the first men were wounded. Because the Regiment was so closely knit they sought each other out in hospital.

A brief history of RAR Batallions - Australian Land Rover ...

1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR) is a regular light infantry battalion of the Australian Army. 1 RAR was first formed as the 65th Australian Infantry Battalion in 1945 and since then has been deployed on active service during the Korean War, the Malayan Emergency, the Vietnam War and more recently in Somalia, East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan.

SAS History

June 1957: Headdress for the 1st SAS Company was to be a maroon beret with the Royal Australian Infantry 'Crossed Rifles' hat Badge for Infantry personnel and respective Corps badges for specialist, non infantry, personnel posted to the Company.

Which regiments of the Australian Army wear berets ...

If you're talking Infantry the no, Regiment is a better guide. Under the RAInf Corps, 2 CDO, SASR and most of the RAR all wear berets. None of the reserve regular infantry regiments do. I don't remember what 1 CDO or the Force Surveillance Regiments wear.

Royal Australian Regiment Association

RARA IS A MEMBER OF The Alliance of Defence Service Organisations (ADSO) ADSO combines the strength of over 14 major ESO's to give a powerful collective voice in the fight for a better future for current and former members of the ADF and their families.

Commemorative Royal Australian Regiment beret: Corporal M ...

Rifle green coloured wool beret with metal Royal Australian Regiment (RAR) badge on front. On the inside of the crown is printed in white ink 'KENT, tm' underneath a crown between two lines. Underneath this manufacturer's design is printed 'PURE WOOL / MEDIUM'. The beret has a black nylon headband with small scuffs indicating use.

Maroon beret | Military Wiki | Fandom

Australian Army []. Maroon berets were worn with the Royal Australian Regiment Badge by paratroopers in the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and the following individual Corps badges for those paratroopers from A Field Battery or any soldiers within the Airborne Battle Group (Transport, Catering, Medical etc.). The Parachute Training School "Army" was raised …

2nd Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment Association, Inc

2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment A Brief History. This site does not attempt to write the history of the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR) but aims to give a brief insight to the history and traditions earned by the service of those who have gone before.

THE BERET IS BACK - Royal Australian Regiment Association

The beret is to be worn with the band level on the forehead and level from front to rear on the left side. The lower edge of the band is to be 2–3 cm above and parallel to the eyebrows. The crown of the beret is to be pulled down …