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Canadian 1943 dated BD to the RCA 5th LAA

Article about: I acquired this particular BD and a helmet in a grouping earlier last week it is dated to 1943 and stamped to the S&G Clothing Company Ltd and bares the C-/l\\ mark it is attributed to th

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    I acquired this particular BD and a helmet in a grouping earlier last week it is dated to 1943 and stamped to the S&G Clothing Company Ltd and bares the C-/l\ mark it is attributed to the Royal Canadian Artillery 5th Light Anti Aircraft who were attached to the 5th Armoured Division along with the 17th field regiment,4th Anti Tank Regiment and the 8th Field Regiment and served with distinction in Italy starting in 1943 and again in North Western Europe in early 1945 they were mobilized on the 24th may 1940 and disbanded at wars end on the 27th of November 1945 it is sporting cloth division patches for Italy and printed canvas unit and Canada flashes it is in quite nice condition with only a few small blemishes and light soiling and one of the button holes in the back has a small rip in the material I do think it will display rather nicely though .

    Regards Mark
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    Always on the look out for WW II Canadian Helmets and Cam nets to add to my collection.

    Found a Canadian Mk II Medics Helmet and yes I know they are about as rare as hens teeth !!!!!

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    nice battledress been after one myself recently don't think mine would look as good as yours if I get one.

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    Very nice B D Mark.
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    Jerry

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    Very nice. I like the printed flashes.

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    great BD !

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    Thank you gentlemen I was quite happy to be able to add this BD to my collection

    Regards Mark
    Always on the look out for WW II Canadian Helmets and Cam nets to add to my collection.

    Found a Canadian Mk II Medics Helmet and yes I know they are about as rare as hens teeth !!!!!

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    A great find!.....
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    Thanks Paul I am rather Chuffed as you Brits say about it and the helmet that came in the same grouping.

    Regards Mark
    Always on the look out for WW II Canadian Helmets and Cam nets to add to my collection.

    Found a Canadian Mk II Medics Helmet and yes I know they are about as rare as hens teeth !!!!!

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