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Old 14-02-20, 08:17 PM
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Not very helpful in identifying what the badge actually is but the "LVIII" will indicate The 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot and the castle and motto will represent Gibraltar 1779-83 as a battle honour.
The 58th amalgamated with The 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot in 1881 to form The Northamptonshire Regiment.

A quick Google shows the the 58th serving in New Zealand1845-59.
In 1858 they were fire fighting in Auckland.

Last edited by leigh kitchen; 14-02-20 at 08:26 PM. Reason: Google.
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