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Patch


Accession number: 2018.0.389
Category: Status Symbols
Date: 1939 – 1945
Materials: Felt, Thread
Military Unit: Halifax Civil Defence Force
Culture: Canadian
Subject: World War Two
Narrative: Documents from the office of Major O.R. Crowell, Director of the Halifax Civil Defence Force during the Second World War.
Description: Nine civil defence rank patches including:
A patch with a rectangle containing "CD" with a crown above the rectangle.
Two red, diamond shaped patches.
A three stripe red, white and black rank chevron.
A two stripe red, white and black rank chevron.
A gold and black major's rank patch.
A circular black patch with an embroidered red, five point star.
A gold embroidered rectangular patch with a black border.
A greenembroidered rectangular patch with a black border.