Description

Description: 15th Northern River Lancers – Single White Metal Collar Badge 1953 – 56

Maker’s Name: N/A

Condition: Very Good

Comments: 15th Northern River Lancers – Single White Metal Collar Badge 1953 – 56. Complete with two lugs.

A now scarce pair of collar badges – only issued to Senior NCOs and officers of the regiment between 1953 and 1956.

The 15th Northern River Lancers was an amphibious assault squadron of the Australian Army, the Lancers were designated ‘A’ Squadron, Amphibious Assault Regiment. The 15th Northern River Lancers were formed in 1948 and based in Northern New South Wales, in 1956 it was amalgamated with the 1st Royal New South Wales Lancers to become 1st/15th Royal New South Wales Lancers.