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Object Name:
Badge, Military
Object ID:
2018.020.011
Date:
1911
Description:
Badge, light gold colour and possibly made from brass or metal. At the top is an engraving of a ram's head, in the middle the initials "CYC", Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry. Further down is the motto "PRO FOCIS ET PATRIA" which translates (For our home and country), the year 1864, and a fern—wreath around the edge.

The 1st Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry was officially raised on the 17th March 1911 and was one of 12 regionally based mounted rifles regiments formed as part of the new Territorial Force (TF) organisation that came into existence on that day.
Title:
1st Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry Badge
Dimensions:
W—4.4 L—4.6 cm
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Badge, 1st Canterbury Yeomanry CavalryBadge, 1st Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry