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Netherlands District Patch

Netherlands District Patch

Very hard to find WW2 British Army administrative unit badge for HQ West Holland District. The badge, depicting a Dutch rural scene in sylised format, reflected the area of responsibility of the HQ, which was was originally designated West Holland District and as such was one of 21st Army Group’s Line of Communication Districts. In this guise it initially covered the liberated area of Holland around Walcheren, the Scheldt estuary and south of the Waal. In May 1945 it was redesignated Netherlands District with HQ in the Hague. It had responsibility for the military administration and rehabilitation of the Netherlands.

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Very hard to find WW2 British Army administrative unit badge for HQ West Holland District. The badge, depicting a Dutch rural scene in sylised format, reflected the area of responsibility of the HQ, which was was originally designated West Holland District and as such was one of 21st Army Group’s Line of Communication Districts. In this guise it initially covered the liberated area of Holland around Walcheren, the Scheldt estuary and south of the Waal. In May 1945 it was redesignated Netherlands District with HQ in the Hague. It had responsibility for the military administration and rehabilitation of the Netherlands.

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Weight 100 g
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