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WWI 124th Battalion "Governor General's Body Guard" Insignia

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WWI 124th Battalion "Governor General's Body Guard" Insignia

WWI 124th Battalion "Governor General's Body Guard" Insignia - Cap Badge (blackened copper, unmarked, 44.8 mm x 46 mm, intact lugs, surface oxidation on the reverse); and two Collar Tabs (blackened copper, maker marked "ELLIS BROS TORONTO" on their reverses, 22 mm x 37.5 mm each, intact lugs). Extremely fine.Footnote: The Battalion was raised and mobilized in Toronto, Ontario under the authority of G.O. 151, December 22, 1915. The Battalion sailed August 9, 1916 under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel W.C.V. Chadwick with a strength of 32 officers and 1,004 other ranks. In England, the Battalion was re-designated the 124th Pioneer Battalion. It was disbanded on September 15, 1920.
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