WWI 8th Infantry Battalion Officer's Collar Badge CEF
WWI 8th Infantry Battalion Officer's Collar Badge CEF - Silvered copper, voided, unmarked, 29.5 mm x 35.5 mm, intact lugs, light contact and gilt wear, better than very fine.Footnote: The Battalion was raised in Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Port Arthur and Kenora, Ontario with mobilization headquarters at Camp Valcartier, Quebec under the authority of P.C.O. 2067, August 6, 1914. The Battalion sailed October 3, 1914 under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel L.J. Lipsett with a strength of 45 officers and 1,085 other ranks. The Battalion served in France and Belgium with the 2nd Infantry Brigade, 1st Canadian Division. It was disbanded on December 15, 1920.