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Canadian shoulder titles WW2 ?

Article about: Picked these up locally at the weekend, thinking they may be WW2 ?, all are embroidered apart from the service corps which is printed, cheers, John.

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    Picked these up locally at the weekend, thinking they may be WW2 ?, all are embroidered apart from the service corps which is printed, cheers, John.


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    Hi John

    I'm new to collecting Canadian FS and cloth titles , I will endeavor to help you out.

    Canadian WWII cloth insignia are divided into two area's Canadian made and British made.

    See below examples

    British made paste back

    South Saskatchewan

    Canadian shoulder titles WW2 ?

    Canadian shoulder titles WW2 ?

    Canadian made

    Note spaghetti joined letters similar to British version

    Calgary Highlanders

    Canadian shoulder titles WW2 ?

    Canadian shoulder titles WW2 ?

    Regina Rifles

    Canadian shoulder titles WW2 ?

    Canadian shoulder titles WW2 ?

    Here is a post WWII 1948-54

    RH Light Infantry

    Canadian shoulder titles WW2 ?

    Canadian shoulder titles WW2 ?

    I believe your printed and RCA are legit WWII , however the others are possibly post WWII.

    Here is an excellent site to help you out.

    Canadian Army Cloth shoulder tiles.

    Canadian Army Cloth Shoulder Titles of the Second World War: A Primer | MilArt

    The patches I have shown have been confirmed by Bill Alexander who is one of the foremost knowledgeable historian and collector of Canadian WWII Patches.

    Phill

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    many thanks Phil for the info and the link, very much appreciated, would the post war versions be from the 1950s ?,
    many thanks, John.

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    Hi John

    Lets not dismiss these as WWII era yet, maybe some one else with more experience could chime in?

    Phill

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