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WW2 pattern 37 webbed holster for the large frame Webley and Enfield revolver named to Capt. R.J. Childerstone, M63261, 83 Coy., RCASC, 14th Calgary Tanks. Holster has been cut under the flap for either easier access or to accommodate a larger pistol used at the time. Fully named on the inner flap, Capt. Childerstone was part of the Calgary Tanks operation in Sicily with the assault landing taking place on July 10 of 1943, with the Calgary Tanks in the support and counter attacks role of which Capt. Childerstone was part of. The holster shows its original wear and use with very clear markings.
195th Battalion, Regina Saskatchewan, Cap Badge, Collar, & Shoulder Titles. All copper construction. Cap and shoulder titles have all lugs intact. Collar badge pinback. George Hees Wheatly.
189th Battalion Cap Badge. Canadien Francais D’Outre Mer. Blackened brass with both lugs intact. Caron Freres, Montreal.
197th Battalion, Vikings Of Canada Cap Badge. Copper construction with both lugs in place. Maker marked R.J. Inglis.
19th Alberta Dragoons Officer’s Collar Badges. Matching pair facing left and right. Gilt finish with all vertical lugs intact.
222nd Battalion, Winnipeg Manitoba Cap Badge. Blackened brass with both lugs intact. Maker marked Dingwall.
83rd Battalion, Manitoba Beavers Cap Badge. Copper construction with both lugs intact. Maker marked Dingwall.
Pre-1900 British Artillery Officer’s tunic. High collar 4 pocket front tunic with collar badges in place. Victorian crown buttons. Metal officer pips on epaulettes . Black mourning armband sewn in place on sleeve. “M”, Milice brass titles and dark blue shoulder boards show service in Great Britain.
British Royal Fusiliers 7 button red wool serge tunic. Black wool epaulettes with Artillery and R.F. (Royal Fusiliers) collar badges in place. Stand up black wool collar with both badges present. Black wool cuffs. Remnants of interior paper label in place. Tunic shows some discolouration.
WW2 Light blue wool hospital “great coat”. Six button front with closed collar and white wool interior lining. Label reads “medium, S.S. Holden Limited, 1941” with a bright and full C-Broadarrow mark in black to the right of the label. This particular great coat was in use, and came from the Colonel Belcher Hospital in Calgary Alberta. The coat is in mint and un-worn condition with no damage and very bight and clean in color
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