Cap badge (Christian) Australian Army Chaplans Department 1930-1942

folding prongs intact, maker marked

€ 22,50

The Australian Army Chaplains' Department has two cap badges, for its Christian and Jewish officers. Army chaplains, although they are all commissioned officers of the Australian Army and wear uniform, do not carry arms (and are the only officers not to carry swords on parade). At services on formal occasions, chaplains wear their medals and decorations on their clerical robes.Prior to December 1948 the corps was titled the Australian Army Chaplains' Department

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