Man allegedly posed as a soldier in Qld

A man has been charged after he allegedly impersonated a returned serviceman in a rural Queensland town near the NSW border.

After a tip-off from the public, police seized military paraphernalia at the 49-year-old man's Goondiwindi home on Wednesday, Queensland Police said in a statement.

The 49-year-old was charged with one count each of falsely representing to be a returned soldier, sailor or airman and improper use of service decorations.

He is due to appear at Goondiwindi Magistrates Court on Thursday.