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Title North Irish Horse cap badge
Nationality British
Period c 1908-18

This was the successor badge to the North of Ireland Imperial Yeomanry on their reorganisation in 1908 into the Special Reserve. They fought with distinction in France in 1914 and then, after a period of suspended animation from 1921-39, were reraised to fight as an armoured car regiment in N. Africa in 1943, finally serving with Valentine tanks.

It is a die-struck badge in gilding metal and the condition is excellent.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Militaria : Badges : British : 20th Century]


The parcel has arrived - at the time you indicated.

The sword lives up to expectations and looks even better than on the website. The detail and etching is superb.

Thanks so much for your help and the extra information.

R P, UK, 27.02.2016

I am more and more pleased with the sword, and am wondering whether to do an article on it...

M M, UK, 04.11.2005