Sweetheart / Service pin - 72nd Battalion CEF


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You are viewing a rare WWI enameled "sweetheart" or service pin. It is made of silver, straight pin attachment correct and in good order. The blue half moon over green rectangle represents the WWI shoulder flash for that Battalion.

Formed in 1915 from volunteers from the Seaforth Reg't. This battalion was raised in British Colombia, with headquarters in Vancouver. Sailed for England in April of 1916, in the Great Canadian Armada.

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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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