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eMedals-WWI 159th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF

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WWI 159th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF

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WWI 159th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF

WWI 159th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF - Pickled brass, maker marked "ELLIS BROS" on the reverse, 41.8 mm x 50.3 mm, intact lugs and pin, light contact, near 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 September 15, 1920.
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