Cap badge 8th Hussars 1920-1936

brass construction, both lugs intact

€ 20,00

Every infantry or armored regiment had its own insignia. Cap badges were usually made of white metal, brass, copper or bi-metal. Most commonly brass and white metal were used. Officers were sometimes known to wear private purchase cap badges made of silver or silver bullion. Formed on April 4 1848, it was created by the regimentation of independent troops, it became the volunteer cavalry regiment in British North America. On April 30 1869 it was incorporated into Canadian Militia. On July 18 1884 was named 8th Princess Louise's New Brunswick Regiment of Cavalry for Princess Louise, the wife of the Governor General..

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