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eMedals-WWII Second-Tenth Dragoons (Hamilton, ON) Cap Badge

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WWII Second-Tenth Dragoons (Hamilton, ON) Cap Badge

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WWII Second-Tenth Dragoons (Hamilton, ON) Cap Badge

WWII Second-TenthDragoons (Hamilton, ON) Cap Badge - Brass, unmarked, very crisp detail, 39.2 mm x 42.5 mm, intact lugs, oxidation mark on "SECOND" ribbon banner, very fine. Footnote: The 2nd/10th Dragoons was a militia regiment of the Canadian Army, based in the Niagara, Wentworth and Brant regions of southern Ontario. It was formed in 1936 by amalgamating the 2nd and 10th Dragoons, both of which had served previously as cavalry units in the Canadian militia. In the wake of World War II, the Regiment was, along with other units, completely removed from the list of militia units of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps and transformed into a light anti-aircraft unit of the Royal Canadian Artillery, taking on the new designation 57th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (2nd/10th Dragoons) RCA. Three brand-new batteries of the Artillery were founded to flesh out the new unit: the 170th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, Welland, the 171st Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, Fort Erie and the

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