Cap Badge, Hampshire Regiment, D-Day, Gold Beach

Genuine WWII British cap badge, Hampshire Regiment.

The 1st Battalion was part of the 231st Infantry Brigade, 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division, which landed on Gold Beach on D-Day.

The 7th Battalion was part of the 130th Infantry Brigade, 43rd (Wessex) Infantry Division, which landed in Normandy on June 20, 1944.

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


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