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eMedals-WWI 159th Infantry Battalion "1st Algonquin" Cap Badge

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WWI 159th Infantry Battalion "1st Algonquin" Cap Badge

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WWI 159th Infantry Battalion "1st Algonquin" Cap Badge

WWI 159th Infantry Battalion "1st Algonquin" Cap Badge -  Browning copper, maker marked "TIPTAFT" on the reverse, 41.7 mm x 48.5 mm, intact lugs, extremely fine.Footnote: The Battalion was raised in the Nipissing and Sudbury areas of Ontario with mobilization headquarters at Haileybury under the authority of G.O. 151, December 22, 1915. The Battalion sailed November 1, 1916 under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel E.F. Armstrong with a strength of 32 officers and 972 other ranks. In England, the Battalion was absorbed into the 8th Reserve Battalion. It was disbanded on September 15, 1920.
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