NSW Military Forces badge

Historical note: 

NSW was the first colony to raise permanent forces of paid infantry and artillery.

Category: 
Uniforms
Themes: 
Colonial
Conflict: 
Pre-First World War
Location: 
NSW
Production Date: 
c. 1881-1901

On this day

On this day
25 June

1916 — PTE J. JACKSON won a Victoria Cross near Bois Grenier, Armentieres, France. He had entered the Army under-aged and after service on GALLIPOLI, he moved to France. His patrol entered enemy lines but then withdrew. Jackson moved from a safe position to recover wounded men until he was hit and subsequently lost an arm

1950 — The North Korean Peoples Army invaded South Korea, beginning the three-year-long Korean War