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Old 03-03-18, 02:25 PM
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Default 22nd Battalion CEF. Cap badges and collars

Photo showing the 22nd Batt. 1st WW cap badges with the nowadays IMO scarce beaver collars, first issued to the original contingent.Library and Archives Canada/PA-008063

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Yes scarce, C22s almost impossible, and all shoulder numbers are uncommon.
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Somewhere, there was a discussion about the C/22 collars, and in the 22nd Bn only the officers wore them?
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Somewhere, there was a discussion about the C/22 collars, and in the 22nd Bn only the officers wore them?
I think you are right Bill.I can tell that in these parts the collars are worth their weight in gold. I still haven't found yet a period photograph showing an officer of the 22nd Batt. wearing the beaver collars.

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Major C. Fontaine MC. 22nd Battalion,(Quebec Regiment), Canadian Expeditionary Force. © IWM (HU 122206)





Lieutenant E Streun. 22nd Battalion, (Quebec Regiment), Canadian Expeditionary Force. © IWM (HU 118709)

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Great post with some great badges and pictures. Here is an example of a 22nd interim cap badge with a "Caron Bros Montreal 1915" silver plated leaf. On the leaf is a "22" done in gilt on sterling silver. A beautiful cap badge in the hand.
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That's a great find Don and, it's probably as scarce as a pair of 22nd Bn. beaver collars.

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That is one scarce badge Don. Good catch.
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