Badge, Cap, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Sicily, Italy & Holland
Genuine WWII Canadian cap badge, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. To be worn on the field service cap or beret. Created at the beginning of the First World War, the PPCLI fought in Europe as part of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, participating in the battles of Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele. During the Second World War, the regiment landed in Sicily in July 1943 and then in continental Italy in September of that year, taking part in the actions at Ortona and against the Gothic Line. The PPCLI transferred to the Netherlands in March 1945 and was the first Allied unit to enter Amsterdam on May 7.
3.3cm x 4.9cm.
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