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eMedals-WWI 172nd Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF

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WWI 172nd Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF

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WWI 172nd Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF

WWI 172nd Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF - Browning copper, maker marked "O.B. ALLAN" on the reverse, 42.7 mm x 51 mm, intact lugs and pin, extremely fine. Footnote: The Battalion was raised in the Kamloops area of British Columbia, with mobilization headquarters at Kamloops under the authority of G.O. 69, July 15, 1916. The Battalion sailed October 25, 1916 under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel J.R. Vicars with a strength of 32 officers and 972 other ranks. In England, the Battalion was absorbed into the 24th Reserve Battalion. It was disbanded September 15, 1920.
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