Cap Badge, East Yorkshire Regiment, D-Day, Sword & Gold Beach


Genuine WWII British cap badge, East Yorkshire Regiment. 

The 2nd Battalion was part of the 8th Infantry Brigade, 3rd (Old Ironsides) Infantry Division, which landed on Sword Beach on D-Day.

The 5th Battalion was part of the 69th Infantry Brigade, 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division, which landed on Gold Beach on D-Day.

Those two battalions subsequently fought throughout the whole Battle of Normandy.


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