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Old 24-12-09, 03:07 PM
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For reference, an image of several varieties of post war titles to the Loyal Edmonton Regiment. The unit was granted the LOYAL designation on July 7, 1943, however it was sometime before the titles were changed. The unit was one of a handful to have two distinctly different printed titles. The second pattern included the 49 and Loyal designation. The "Loyal" embroidered titles may have been issued at the end of the war. The colours in the title were based on the battle patches of the 49th Edmonton Battalion of the First World War.
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Old 22-01-10, 02:03 AM
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Bill,

Do you have pictures of the first pattern of Loyal Eddies printed title that you could post?

What are the other units that have two patterns of printed titles aside from the Loyal Eddies and the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders?

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Old 22-01-10, 02:55 AM
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Hello François,
Image of the 49th Edmonton Regt printed title.
There are two patterns for the Royal Montreal Regiment (with and without MG). I will go over my notes to check for others with two patterns.
What are the two patterns for the A&SH pntd titles?
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Hi Bill,

Thank you for the scan. For the A&SH titles, it's more two different shapes than two different patterns. One without clipped lower corners and one with cut lower corners. I'm not sure how to described it better and unfortunately I don't have examples to scan.

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Bonjour François, I am not aware of there being different patterns for the A&SH. There was some "customization" to titles, and that may be the explanation? Done after issue. I would certainly like more information about that variation.
The canvas titles were made by a silk screening process, and the company did not cut new screens unless they had to do so. The screens used were the same for almost all units. They did change the weight of the silko material between t he 1943 and the late war issue.
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Hello Gentlemen, Bill, I think Francois is referring to the two "type' of titles shown in these two photographs.Maybe that's what you could call "customization"
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1st type,uncut, worn by the officer on the left.
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/d...hki39aplh10kh3

2nd Type, worn by RSM McGinlay.
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/d...hki39aplh10kh3
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