Dominica Defence Force Cap Badge <1981

Dominica Defence Force Cap Badge

In gold coloured anodised aluminium. The ‘national bird’ – the Sisserou parrot* standing on two crossed rifles within a wreath. At the bottom a scroll inscribed Dominica Defence Force.
42mm tall, 41.5mm wide. Slider reverse.

The Dominica Defence Force was disbanded in 1981 after two failed coup attempts.
‘Dominica’ is a small island in the West Indies (Lesser Antilles) and should not be confused with the ‘Dominican Republic’ (Greater Antilles) which is a different country.

*The Sisserou parrot is a dominant feature of the Dominica flag and coat of arms.

Author: Mike

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