Cloth,Brit,WW2,RAF

During WW2, many different nationalities came to the UK to enlist in the Army, Navy or Air Force. Some like Canada, Australia, New Zealand were part of the Commonwealth and answered the call to fight for the ‘Mother country’. Others such as from Argentina or Brazil cameĀ  to fight or were living in the UK at the time. The badges below are from the RAF and were worn on the battledress to show where these voluteers had come from.

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