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Item ID# 2007.039.004
Object Name Badge, Cap
Year Range from 1939
Year Range to 1945
Description A Royal Canadian Artillery metal cap badge. The badge is roughly triangular in shape. In the centre of the badge is a canon which is facing proper right. The wheel of the canon is upraised from the badge and moves. Above the canon is "UBIQUE". Atop that is a crown. Beneath the canon in a furled ribbon is "QUO FAS ET GLORIA DECUNT".
On the reverse are two pointed prongs that serve to secure badge to hat. Stamped into bottom of badge is "J.R GAUNT".
Maker's mark J.R. Gaunt Canada Inc was in business from 1908 to 1984.
Provenance The cap badge was worn by Captain George A. Eaton during his service. Eaton was killed in action in 1945 during the Second World War.
George A. Eaton served with the Royal Canadian Artillery, 2nd Field Regiment.
Dimensions W-6.5 L-5 cm
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Search Terms / Places Insignia
Military
Port Elgin
Event Second World War
People Eaton, George A.