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Original Canadian Battledress of the LAKE SUPERIOR REGIMENT (Motor) which was part of the 4th Canadian Armoured Division. The tunic is in good condition with normal traces of usage, maker marked by the company S&G Clothing Co. Ltd. Dated 1943 with size 12. The tunic bears embroidered insignia and service chevrons. The tunic has an open-collar. Most probably the veteran had sewn on some '60s rank emblems for liberation days, ofcourse these has been removed. The regiment was a motorized unit, they also had many Bren Carriers. Interesting to know, they wore the khaki coloured beret but also the black coloured beret what was worn by tank crew.
Hard to find wartime battledress with originally applied insignia!
The regiment mobilized 'The Lake Superior Regiment' for active service on 24 May 1940. The Lake Superior Regiment (Motor) embarked for Britain on 22 August 1942. On 26 and 27 July 1944, it landed in France as part of the 4th Armoured Brigade - 4th Canadian Armoured Division and it continued to fight in North-West Europe until the end of the war.
FALAISE; Falaise Road; The Laison; Chambois; THE SCHELDT; The Lower Maas; THE RHINELAND; The Hochwald; Veen, Twente Canal; Friesoythe; Küsten Canal; Bad Zwischenahn; NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 1944-1945.