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eMedals-WWI 185th Infantry Battalion "Cape Breton Highlanders" Cap Badge

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WWI 185th Infantry Battalion "Cape Breton Highlanders" Cap Badge

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WWI 185th Infantry Battalion "Cape Breton Highlanders" Cap Badge

WWI 185th Infantry Battalion "Cape Breton Highlanders" Cap Badge - Pickled copper, unmarked but known to have been by Hemsley due to the voided areas on either side of the stem of the maple leaf, 54 mm x 64.5 mm, intact lugs and pin, light contact, extremely fine.   Footnote: The Battalion was raised in Cape Breton under the authority of G.O. 69, July 15, 1915 and had its mobilization headquarters at Broughton, Cape Breton. The Battalion sailed on October 12, 1916 from Halifax, Nova Scotia aboard the S.S. Olympic, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel F.P. Day, arriving in Liverpool, England on the 18th.
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