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Badge - 8th Cav Regiment

From the Collection of Wangaratta RSL Sub Branch 2-4 Templeton Street Wangaratta Victoria

Description
Square gold badge with grey enamel in the middle. 8th Light Horse patch colours of yellow and blue, in the centre with gold writing underneath.
Size
2.5cm wide, 2.5cm high, 2mm deep
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Object Registration
155.3
Keywords
australia, light horse, 8th cav regiment, 8th light horse regiment
Significance
During the inter-war years, the 8th Light Horse was re-raised as a part-time unit based in the Indi region of northern Victoria. It was later converted to a divisional cavalry regiment during the Second World War but was disbanded in 1944 without having been deployed overseas.
Inscriptions & Markings
On front: 8th Cav Regiment, under the 8th Lighthorse colour patch
On back: Nichol
Last updated
6 Feb 2020 at 2:36PM