56th (Calgary) Canadian Overseas Battalion CEF Sweetheart Brooch

 56th (Calgary) Canadian Overseas Battalion CEF Sweetheart Brooch
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Guaranteed original. Complete & intact. This is an original 56th (Calgary) Canadian Battalion CEF Sweetheart Brooch for sale. In good condition. Please see our other items for more original WW1, WW2 & post war British military badges for sale including other 56th (Calgary) Canadian Battalion CEF sweetheart brooches.
For more original sweetheart brooches for sale, click here. The 56th Battalion (Calgary), CEF was an infantry battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the Great War. The 56th Battalion was authorized on 7 November 1914 and embarked for Britain on 20 March 1916. It provided reinforcements for the Canadian Corps in the field until 6 July 1916, when its personnel were absorbed by the '9th Reserve Battalion, CEF'. The battalion was disbanded on 15 September 1917. The 56th Battalion recruited in and was mobilized at Calgary, Alberta. The 56th Battalion was commanded by Lt.-Col. W.C.G. Armstrong from 1 April 1916 to 6 July 1916. The 56th Battalion was awarded the battle honour THE GREAT WAR 1915-16. The 56th Battalion (Calgary), CEF is perpetuated by The Calgary Highlanders. Please see our other items for more original WW1, WW2 & post war British military badges for sale including other 56th (Calgary) Canadian Battalion CEF sweetheart brooches.