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Metal Shoulder Titles from Canada Page 2

  • Canada (straight)
  • Royal Canadian Artillery
  • Ontario Regiment
  • Canadian Field Artillery
  • Royal Canadian Corps of Signals ?
  • 17th Hussars
  • Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
  • As in the early days of the AIF the CEF wore an identifying number on the shoulder strap. It was worn above the shoulder title. See image left. Later, as can be seen below, the number and the shoulder title were combined into 1 badge, some of which became quite elaborate.


  • There were various types as can be seen below

193 Bn CEF (title)

235 Bn CEF Belleville Ontario

236 Bn CEF New Brunswick Kilties

240 Bn CEF Renfrew Ontario

 250 CEF Winnipeg

148 Bn CEF (officer's title)

10th Royal Grenadiers Cadets (Appleby)

9th Mississauga Horse Cadet Corps

Duke of Connaught's Own

2 versions of the Canadian Garrison Regiment shoulder titles

  • Shoulder titles and 1 button from the Seaforth Highlander's Cadets.

Fort Garry Horse cadets

Westminster Regiment

Winnipeg Grenadiers Cadets

Governor General's Body Guard

Edmonton Highlanders (Piper's title)

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry

7th Canadian Mounted Rifles 8th Ontario Canadian Reserve
Duke of Connaught's Own Kitchener's Own of Canada

Divisional Ammunition Park

1st Mounted Rifles


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