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Old 05-01-18, 09:33 AM
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Default Unknown BEF patch

Could anyone help me with this?
Im assuming BEF is British expeditionary force but what is the badge actually for?

it measures 6x4cm

any pointers appreciated.
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Old 05-01-18, 10:10 AM
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There are a number of BEF flashes, depending on maker.

They were sold to the troops who escaped from France in 1940. I don't know if they were actually worn though.
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Here is a previous discussion.

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http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/for...t=dunkirk+slip
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Many thanks. that clears it up then.
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