WWI era 72nd Battalion CEF Sweetheart / Officer Collar


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Above you may view the scans for a WWI 72nd Battalion sweetheart/officer collar badge. This beautiful example has a straight pin type attachment. A copper  badge with very nice patina giving evidence to its age. A beauty for any collector of Canadian CEF badges.

 

Formed in 1915. This battalion was raised in British Colombia, from members the Seaforth Highland Regiment whose headquarters was in Vancouver. Sailed for England in April of 1916, in the Great Canadian Armada, served in Europe until the end of the war. Was disbanded in September of 1920. 


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Sweetheart badges and pins were often given to a female loved one, by their soldier lover, son (usually), or father. They could have been supplied, for a cost, by the quartermaster or by a private organization, such as Birks. Most were simply converted uniform devises from the regiment, and were available in the tuck shops. Many, if not all of the battalions and regiments had this type of inspirational badge. As the war wore on, many of the givers were lost, and did not return. Consequently, these items became very cherished by their recipients. Therefore they are generally called sweethearts?  
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