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Badges of the Canadian Expeditionary Force of WW1 (CEF) Bns 51-75


51 Bn CEF Edmonton (with overseas scroll & without)

51 Bn Soo Rifles Canada (pre war)

A  ‘no overseas scroll’ version OR's cap badge in browning copper to the 51st (Edmonton) Battalion CEF. The 51st Battalion was raised and mobilized at Edmonton effective July 1st 1915. 

The Battalion sailed for England March 4th 1916 being assigned as Garrison troops. The recruiting personnel at Edmonton were rather more casual on whom they would accept for the CEF than the battalions from Eastern Canada. Many of the volunteers being either ‘mature’ or not quite as physically active as necessary to meet the rigors of trench warfare.  



53 Bn CEF & 53 Bn Sherbrooke

54 Bn CEF Kootenay

55 BN CEF New Brunswick Prince Edward Island

56Bn CEF Calgary


57 Bn CEF Canadien Francaise

58 Bn CEF (collar)

59 Bn CEF (sweetheart above, actual below)

60 Bn CEF (sweetheart below)



61 Bn CEF (Hat & collars set)

62 Bn CEF

63 Bn CEF Edmonton

64 Bn CEF


65 Bn CEF Saskatchewan

66 Bn CEF


67 Bn CEF

68 Bn CEF


69 Bn CEF

70 Bn CEF




72 Bn CEF Seaforth Highlanders



73 BN CEF Royal Highlanders

74 Bn CEF

75 Bn CEF

More CEF badges CEF 76-100

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