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Object ID # 1971.117.002abcdefghijklm
Object Name Badge, Military
Title Second World War Patches & Badges
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Year Range from 1941
Year Range to 1946
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Canada
Description Group of 13 army identification badges / patches mounted on a red cloth, from the Second World War .(a-m) There are yellow-embroidered shoulder flashes at the top. Two of the badges are triple chevrons (Sergeant's rank?).
Provenance Issued to and worn by A. May Henry, a woman who was from the Chatsworth area of Grey County. During the Second World War, she joined the Canadian Army Women's Corps [C.W.A.C.], which was created in 1941. She enlisted at Toronto in 1944. She served at Halifax, with her last rank that of Captain. She was discharged at Oakville, Ontario, in July, 1946. The C.W.A.C. was disbanded the same year.
Collection Military, 20th-c Collection
Material Embroidered textiles/Fabric/Dye
Dimensions W-27.6 L-44.9 cm
Found Chatsworth, Township of Chatsworth, Grey County
People Henry, May
Subjects World War II
Military uniforms