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eMedals-A First War 47th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge

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A First War 47th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge

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A First War 47th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge

A First War 47th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge - Browning copper, unmarked, 39.5 mm x 42.5 mm, intact lugs, extremely fine. Footnote: The Battalion was raised in British Columbia under the authority of G.O. 86, July 1, 1915. The mobilization headquarters was at New Westminster. The Battalion sailed November 13, 1915, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel W.N. Winsby with a strength of 36 officers and 1,114 other ranks. The Battalion served in France and Belgium with the 10th Infantry Brigade, 4th Canadian Division. The Battalion was re-designated the "47th Western Ontario Battalion" in February 1918. It was disbanded on September 15, 1920. (C:4) 
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