WWI 151st Infantry Battalion Officer's Cap Badge; 2nd Version
WWI 151st Infantry Battalion Officer's Cap Badge; 2nd Version - 2nd version (with "Battalion" substituted for "Canada"). Gilt on copper, maker marked "JACKSON BROS" on the reverse, 31.2 mm x 32.3 mm, horizontal pinback, light contact, near extremely fine. Footnote: The Battalion was raised in Central Alberta with mobilization headquarters at Camp Sarcee under the authority of G.O. 151, December 22, 1915. The Battalion sailed October 4, 1916 under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel J.W. Arnott with a strength of 29 officers and 925 other ranks. In England, the Battalion was broken up and absorbed into the 9th, 11th and 21st Reserve Battalions. It was disbanded on September 15, 1920.