Description

Description: Battledress Flash – ROYAL AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY

Condition: Near Mint

Comments: Worn by the Royal Australian Infantry Corps up to 1960 on battledress uniform.

The Royal Australian Infantry Corps (RA Inf) is the parent corps for all infantry regiments of the Australian Army. Major components of the RA Inf include the various battalions of the Royal Australian Regiment and Army Reserve regiments eg. Royal New South Wales Regiment. The Infantry School is located at Singleton, New South Wales.

The Head of Corps – Infantry is usually a Brigadier and is the Honorary Colonel of the Royal Australian Regiment.

The role of the infantry is to seek out and close with the enemy, to kill or capture him, to seize and hold ground, to repel attack, by night or day, regardless of season, weather or terrain.