|Object ID #||2014.047.008|
|Object Name||Badge, Military|
|Year Range from||1942|
|Year Range to||1945|
|Place of Origin||Canada|
|Description||One of two matching, stiffened, navy-blue fabric shoulder flashes. It is printed with: "4 P.L.D.G." (Princess Louise Dragoon Guards) in white. It has an arched shape.|
Manufacturer unknown. Dates to between 1942 and 1945.
Belonged to Hudson Byers of Normanby Township, Grey County. He enlisted in 1942 with the Fourth Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, which was an armoured unit. Trooper Byers served in England, Sicily, Italy, France and Holland. He returned to Normanby Township in 1945.
Last owned by his son and daughter-in-law, Bernie and Patti Byers of Port Elgin, Bruce County.
|Collection||Military, 20th-c Collection|
|Dimensions||W-9 L-2 D-0.1 cm|
|Found||Port Elgin, Bruce County|
World War II
|Function||Intended to be affixed to the upper shoulder area of a Canadian soldier's uniform shirt to identify his unit. 4 P.L.D.G. is a short form for the Fourth Princess Louise Dragoon Guards.|