Miscellaneous Badges and medals
Original artwork of various foreign units:
This badge was also used in the Royal New Zealand Navy for HMNZS LEANDER, the British Sea Cadet unit TS LEANDER and the New Zealand Cadet Forces unit TS LEANDER.
TS JERVIS BAY is the sea cadet unit located in Reading UK. The ship's badge is based on the house flag of the Aberdeen Line. HMS JERVIS BAY was an armed merchant cruiser of that line and was sunk during World War Two. There is a sea cadet unit of the same name at Jervis Bay NSW Australia and in Saskatoon SK Canada.
STS Young Endeavour is an Australian tall ship. Built by Brooke Marine, Young Endeavour was given to Australia by the British government in 1988, as a gift to celebrate Australia's bicentenary of colonisation.
HMAS Sirius (O 266) (formerly MT Delos) is a commercial tanker purchased by the Royal Australian Navy and converted into a fleet replenishment vessel to replace HMAS Westralia.
HMAS Choules (L100) is a Bay-class landing ship that served with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) from 2006 to 2011, before being transferred to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
Original artwork depicting the group of five medals of my great-grandfather, Quartermaster & Honourary Lieutenant (former Conductor) Henry William James Hickie (1841-1922). There is no trace of the original medals; the award of all five medals is verified and documented. Artwork of this group of medals completed 22 April 2016.