Badge, Cap, The South Alberta Regiment, Normandy, W. Scully Ltd., Montreal
Genuine WWII brass Canadian cap badge, The South Alberta Regiment. To be worn on the field service cap or beret. Created in 1924, the unit became an armored regiment en 1942 and landed in Normandy with their Shermans and Stuarts in July 1944, as the reconnaissance regiment of the 4th Canadian Armoured Division. In August, Major Currie was awarded the Victoria Cross for his decisive action at Saint-Lambert-sur-Dive, during the harsh battle of the so-called 'Falaise Pocket'. This was the only VC awarded to a Canadian armored unit during the Second World War.
4.4cm x 4.5m. Hallmarked W. Scully, Montreal. Very good condition.
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