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eMedals-WWI Army Class "C" War Service Badge

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WWI Army Class "C" War Service Badge

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WWI Army Class "C" War Service Badge

WWI Army Class "C" War Service Badge - Silvered white metal, red enameled insert in the crown, maker marked "CARON BROS. MONTREAL 1917" and numbered "19420" on the reverse, illustrating a Tudor crown above a scroll inscribed "CANADA", a cluster of three maple leaves at the base, surrounded by the inscription "FOR HONOURABLE SERVICE", 27 mm x 30.3 mm, horizontal pinback, light contact, extremely fine.Footnote: The badge was awarded to those not included in Class A or B who were discharged for reasons other than misconduct, with those who served in Canada only being entitled. Additionally: (i) Members of the CEF not eligible for Class A or B who served with pay for an aggregate period not less than three months, and had been retired or honourably discharged, including those who suffered a disability due to military service and had been discharged solely due to the disability before they served three months, (ii) Members of the Active Militia of Canada who, had they remained on duty until the completion of the arrangements authorized by P.C. 1569 (National Archives of Canada, RG 2, Vol. 1200, File 22 June 1918, P.C. 1569.), would have become members of the CEF, provided they served with pay for an aggregate period not less than three months and had been retired or honourably discharged, including those who suffered a disability due to military service, and been discharged solely due to the disability before they served three months and (iii) Members of the Imperial Forces not eligible for Class A or B, who resided in Canada on the 4th of August 1914, and who returned to reside in Canada, subject to the same conditions as in (ii).
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