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WW2 CANADIAN 2nd ARMOURED CAR REGIMENT CAP BADGE

WW2 CANADIAN 2nd ARMOURED CAR REGIMENT CAP BADGE

A fine gilding metal cap badge, with two loop fixings and maker W Scully Ltd Montreal to reverse.

Code: 54002

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ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE CAP BADGE

ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE CAP BADGE

A fine mint ER11 cap badge, enamel with two loops to reverse.

Code: 53602

35.00 GBP


WW2 2nd BATTALION ROYAL 22e REGIMENT CANADA CANADIAN CLOTH SHOULDER TITLE

WW2 2nd BATTALION ROYAL 22e REGIMENT CANADA CANADIAN CLOTH SHOULDER TITLE

A scarce ww2 2 Royal 22e Regiment Canada Canadian Cloth Shoulder, with lots of paper residue to reverse.

In the Second World War, the regiment was part of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Brigade and the 1st Canadian Infantry Division and was involved in intense combat in Italy, (where Captain Paul Triquet earned the Victoria Cross) and later in the Netherlands and northwest Germany.

Code: 53370

30.00 GBP


ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE WW2 CAP BADGE

ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE WW2 CAP BADGE

A fine gilding metal example, with two loops to reverse.

Code: 51627

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CANADIAN TORONTO SCOTTISH WW2 GLENGARRY BADGE

CANADIAN TORONTO SCOTTISH WW2 GLENGARRY BADGE

A good post 1923 die stamped white metal example, with two loops to the reverse. Reference D Mazeas M166.

Code: 51616

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CANADA GENERAL SERVICE WW1 CAP BADGE

CANADA GENERAL SERVICE WW1 CAP BADGE

A fine uncleaned brass example,with two loops to reverse.

Code: 51633

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CANADIAN WW2 ROYAL HAMILTON LIGHT INFANTRY [WENTWORTH REGIMENT] CAP BADGE

CANADIAN WW2 ROYAL HAMILTON LIGHT INFANTRY [WENTWORTH REGIMENT] CAP BADGE

A fine bi metal Kings Crown post 1939 cap badge, with two loops and blow holes to reverse.
Originally started in Ontario on 11 December 1862 as the 13th Battalion Volunteer Militia (Infantry), Canada.
The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry on 15 March 1927. On 15 December 1936, it amalgamated with the headquarters and three companies of the Wentworth Regiment and was redesignated as the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment). It was redesignated as the 2nd (Reserve) Battalion, the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment) on 7 November 1940 and as the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment) on 31 December 1945.

Code: 52847

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CANADIAN WW2 LE REGIMENT DE MAISONNEUVE CAP BADGE.

CANADIAN WW2 LE REGIMENT DE MAISONNEUVE CAP BADGE.

A fine bi metal WW2 cap badge, with two loops to reverse.
The regiment mobilized Le RĂ©giment de Maisonneuve, CASF, on 1 September 1939. It embarked for Great Britain on 24 August 1940. It was redesignated as the 1st Battalion, Le RĂ©giment de Maisonneuve, CASF, on 7 November 1940. 17 On 7 July 1944, the battalion landed in France as part of the 5th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Infantry Division. It suffered heavy casualties in the Battle of the Scheldt, and was notably depleted by the time of the Battle of Walcheren Causeway. The unit recovered during the winter and was again in action during the Rhineland fighting and the final weeks of the war, taking part in the final campaigns in northern Netherlands, the Battle of Groningen, and the final attacks on German soil. The overseas battalion was disbanded on 15 December 1945.

Code: 52862

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CANADIAN FIRST HUSSARS WW2 CAP BADGE

CANADIAN FIRST HUSSARS WW2 CAP BADGE

A fine scarce gilding metal cap badge, with two replacement loop fixings to reverse.
The Canadian Armoured Corps (CAC) was raised in August 1940 and the 1st Hussars found themselves organised within it. In spring of 1941, 1st Hussars, now the 6th Canadian Armoured Regiment (1st Hussars) (6 CAR), became part of the 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade, which departed to England in October 1941. The regiment took up residence in Aldershot where they continued their training. In early 1942, 6 CAR received some M3 Lee tanks and Canadian Ram Mk. Is and IIs. The Hussars remained a part of 1 CAB until January 1943, when they were reorganised into the 3rd Canadian Army Tank Brigade along with The Fort Garry Horse and the Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment. In July 1943, 3 CATB was re-designated the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade (2CAB), a designation which remained until the end of the war.

6 CAR continued training in the village of Elstead in southern England before moving to Combined Operations Training Centre in Inverary, Scotland where they prepared for an Amphibious assault. In December 1943, the First Hussars were introduced to "Duplex Drive" (DD for short) tanks. Initially the regiment was trained on the Valentine DD, until it was re-equipped with the M4A4 Sherman DD and Sherman Vc "Firefly" in April 1944.

D-Day and Normandy
The DD tanks of the 1st Hussars were amongst the allied forces to come ashore in Normandy. The Hussars were to support the infantry landing on the western half of Juno Beach.

At 07:15, 19 tanks of 'B' Squadron launched their Sherman V DDs from their landing-craft into the English Channel some 4000 meters from shore of Nan Green Beach. Of 'B' Squadron's 19 tanks, 15 made it to shore ahead of the Regina Rifles, whom they were tasked to support.

Code: 52848

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DUFFERIN RIFLES OF CANADA CAP BADGE [BUCKLE TYPE]

DUFFERIN RIFLES OF CANADA CAP BADGE [BUCKLE TYPE]

A fine scarce WW2 bronzed type cap badge, with slider to reverse.

Code: 52849

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