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Battledress CBH

Battledress Cape Breton Highlanders – 1943

Original WW2 Canadian Battledress of the Cape Breton Highlanders, part of the 5th Canadian Armoured Division. The jacket is dated 1943 and has original applied printed insignia. The jacket is dated 1943. Good used condition. There is also a cleaners stamp ‘Ever-Ready Cleaners Ltd.’ 1945 what means the soldier had cleaned his uniform by the RCASC. Very interesting regiment.

The Cape Breton Highlanders regiment mobilized the ‘1st Battalion, The Cape Breton Highlanders’ for active service on 1 January 1941. It embarked for Great Britain on 10 November 1941. It landed in Italy on 10 November 1943 as part of the 11th Infantry Brigade, 5th Canadian Armoured Division. The battalion moved to North-West Europe from 20 to 26 February 1945, where it continued to fight until the end of the war.

LIRI VALLEY; Melfa Crossing; Ceprano; GOTHIC LINE; Montecchio; CORIANO; LAMONE CROSSING; Fosso Munio; Conventello-Comacchio; ITALY, 1944-1945; Ijsselmeer; Delfzijl Pocket; NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1945.

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Original WW2 Canadian Battledress of the Cape Breton Highlanders, part of the 5th Canadian Armoured Division. The jacket is dated 1943 and has original applied printed insignia. The jacket is dated 1943. Good used condition. There is also a cleaners stamp ‘Ever-Ready Cleaners Ltd.’ 1945 what means the soldier had cleaned his uniform by the RCASC. Very interesting regiment.

The Cape Breton Highlanders regiment mobilized the ‘1st Battalion, The Cape Breton Highlanders’ for active service on 1 January 1941. It embarked for Great Britain on 10 November 1941. It landed in Italy on 10 November 1943 as part of the 11th Infantry Brigade, 5th Canadian Armoured Division. The battalion moved to North-West Europe from 20 to 26 February 1945, where it continued to fight until the end of the war.

LIRI VALLEY; Melfa Crossing; Ceprano; GOTHIC LINE; Montecchio; CORIANO; LAMONE CROSSING; Fosso Munio; Conventello-Comacchio; ITALY, 1944-1945; Ijsselmeer; Delfzijl Pocket; NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1945.

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Weight 2000 g
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