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RCCS 1st Can. Armd. Brigade – Battle Dress and Beret

RARE Original WW2 RCCS Р1st Canadian Armoured Brigade battle dress tunic and black armoured beret named to H. Goldner with service number D-21586, all his service details are below. The tunic is in good condition, normal traces of wear. Maker marked S. Stall & Sons Ltd from Winnipeg, dated 1944 in size 4. Original period badged with CANADA titles and the 1st Canadian Armoured Brigade patches with RCCS (Royal Canadian Corps of Signals),  five years overseas chevrons with the white 1939 chevron and ribbon bar. Rank chevrons are removed, not sure why. The beret is British manufactured Kangol Wear Limited, dated 1942 (first berets) in good size 7 1/8, with its original period applied RCCS cap badge. From October 1944 he was with the Three Rivers Regiment as Signaller.

Very scarce uniform!

D 21586 – H. Goldner

1 Cdn Armd Bde Signals
20 Feb 41 – (Sigmn) Posted to 1st Army Tank Brigade Signals from 4 Divisional Signals (4 Div was at Kingston Ontario and 1 CATB Sigs was formed at Borden Ontario)
17 Mar 41 – Trade qualified Operator Wireless & Line Group B
6 May 41 – (Sigmn) Having qualified as Oper W/L “B” are granted trades pay as Helpers Oper W/L Group “C”
16 Jun 41 – (Sigmn) Cease to be attached to A-8 Canadian Armoured Corps (Advanced) Training Centre, Camp Borden, Ontario, for Rations
7 Jul 41 – (Sigmn) Granted Landing Leave until 12 Jul
21 Sep 41 – (Sigmn) Attached to 14th Cdn Army Tank Bn (Calg Regt) for Rations and Quarters
1 Oct 41 – (Sigmn) Granted tradesmen rate of pay Group B Operators Wireless and Line
1 Oct 41 – (Sigmn) Cease to be attached to 14th Cdn Army Tank Bn (Calg Regt) for Rations and Quarters
13 Oct 41 – (Sigmn) Granted 7 days leave
27 Nov 41 – (Sigmn) Attached to R. Signals Wing, A.F.V School, Bovington for course
23 Dec 41 – (Sigmn) Cease to be attached to R.Signals Wing, AFV Schook, Bovington
26 Dec 41 – (Sigmn) Obtained the qualification of “Q” having attended Course No.20, AFV School, Bovington. (Signal Duties)
12 Jan 42 – (Sigmn) Granted 7 days paid leave
24 Mar 42 – (A/L/Cpl) Retested in trade and qualified as Operator (Wireless & Line) Class I, Group “B”
9 May 42 – [Appears on nominal roll as A/L/Cpl]
18 May 42 – [Appears on nominal roll as A/L/Cpl]
20 May 42 – (A/L/Cpl) Admitted to 2 Cdn Lt Fd Ambulance. Discharged 20 May 42.
6 Jun 42 – (L/Cpl) Appointed Lance Corporal
18 Jun 42 – (L/Cpl) Attached f.a.p to 14 Cdn Army Tank Bn
9 Oct 42 – (A/Cpl) Granted 7 days Paid Leave and 48 hour pass. Return 18 Oct 42.
29 Oct 42 – (A/Cpl) Ceases to be attached f.a.p except pay to 1 Cdn Army Tank Bde Hvy Support Squadron
23 Nov 42 – (Cpl) Admitted to 2 Cdn Lt Fd Amb. Discharged 24 Nov.
1 Dec 42 – (Cpl) Attached f.a.p. to 12 Cdn Army Tank Regt.
9 Dec 42 – (Cpl) Ceases attached f.a.p. to 12 Cdn Army Tank Regt.
3 Jan 43 – (Cpl) Confirmed NoK – Mr Abraham J. Goldner (father, 10 Mount Royal Ave., Montreal, Que., Canada.)
19 Jan 43 – (Cpl) [Listed as Detachment Commander of CZ-4212164]
9 Apr 43 – (Cpl) Granted 7 days paid leave
8 May 43 (2300) – (Cpl) On command to Messrs Pye Radio Ltd, Haig Road, Cambridge
17 May 43 (0800 hrs) – (Cpl) Off command to Messrs Pye Radio Ltd, Haig Rd, Cambridge
10 Jun 43 – (Cpl) Granted 4 days Paid Leave
27 Jun 43 – (Cpl) embarked w.e.f. 27 Jun 43 and are SOS Cdn Army (U. Kingdom) on that date, and are TOS Cdn Army (M) wef 28 June 43. Disembarkation took place wef 16 Jul 43.
18 Dec 43 – (Cpl) SOS to X-4 List (5 Bn) [War Diary entry states “Despatched for O.C.T.U Section Board.]
4 Mar 44 – (Cpl) [Mention in WD of being brought back to unit, possibly from Avellino Italy.]
4 Mar 44 – TOS from X-4 List RCCS (7 Bn)
15 Mar 44 – (A/L/Sgt) Appointed A/L/Sgt 15 Mar 44
5 Jun 44 – (Cpl (now A/L/Sgt)) Awarded the 1939-43 Star
15 Jun 44 – (L/Sgt) Appointed L/Sgt
28 Jun 44 – (A/Sgt) Promoted A/Sgt
8 Jul 44 – (Cpl (A/Sgt)) Reverts to Cpl and draws tradesmen rate of pay
11 Sep 44 – Relinquishes appointment of L/Sgt and retains permanent rank of Cpl
14 Oct 44 – (Cpl) [WD entry that he was part of a visit to 12 C.A.R. (Three Rivers) to conduct trades test of 21 Gunner operators.]
4 Nov 44 – (Cpl) SOS to X-3 List (hospital)
6 Nov 44 – (Cpl) TOS from X-3 List (back to corps)
5 Apr 45 – (Cpl) Granted 9 days Paid Leave to UK
1 Cdn Inf Division Signals
2 Jul 45 – TOS from 1 Cdn Armd Bde Sigs [Oper W/L B]
14 Jul 45 – (Cpl) SOS to 195 CD-MD 4 [Oper W/L B]

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Weight 2000 g

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