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eMedals-WWI 80th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF

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WWI 80th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF

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WWI 80th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF

WWI 80th Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF - Pickled copper, voided, unmarked, 43 mm x 43.8 mm, one lug slightly bent, oxidation, better than very fine. Footnote: The Battalion was raised in Eastern Ontario under the authority of G.O. 103A, August 15, 1915. The mobilization headquarters was at Barriefield, Ontario. The Battalion embarked Canada on May 16, 1916 aboard the S.S. Baltic, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel W.G. Ketcheson with a strength of 35 officers and 1,041 other ranks, arriving in England on May 30th. The Battalion was absorbed into the 51st Infantry Battalion in England. It was disbanded on September 15, 1920.
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