WW2 Three River Regiment Cap Badge & Collar Set (3)
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Above, you may view the scans of this WW2 Three River Regiment Collar Badge, an O/R bi-metal composition. In excellent condition with both original lugs intact.This regiment known at the beginning of WW2 as "le Régiment de Trois-Rivières".
This regiment, a tank unit, was reorganized and fought as an English-speaking unit (the Three Rivers Regiment). Many French-speaking soldiers were sidetracked in this process. One of the most famous was Jean-Victor Allard who demanded a transfer from the Three Rivers Regiment to the Infantry. As you may know he became Chief of Defense Staff, during the Cold War of the 1960's.