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Title Post Office Rifles/8th London Regiment cap badge
Nationality British
Period c 1914-22

This WW1-era badge has battle honours going back to the Boer War and the Egyptian campaign of 1882. Formed in London in 1868, the Post Office Rifles saw service on the Western Front in WW1. The badge changed in 1922, when the 7th and 8th Battalions merged and the 7th Battalion badge was worn by both units.

This is a die-struck white metal badge, with a nice brazing join where the slider meets the badge itself, and a good hard slider to boot, definitely not a re-strike!

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

[Militaria : Badges : British : 20th Century]


We just got the hat! Looks great so many thanks ... very pleased with the hat.

P D, USA, 24.03.2011

The buckle arrived today in good order. Many thanks. I will keep an eye on your website for other buckles that may interest me...

A N, UK, 30.09.2008