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Original Battledress to a Lieutenant of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders within the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. The tunic is in good condition with normal traces of usage, nicely maker marked by the company 'Tip-Top Tailors Ltd' Dated August 1943 with size 7. The tunic has embroidered shoulder titles of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders with pips for the rank Lieutenant. The tunic is having the ribbon for the Canadian Volunteer Service medal and service chevrons. The tunic does not have the division patches, not every soldier wore division patches.
Untouched battledress tunic, perfectly for a combat-display!
The North Nova Scotia Highlanders.
The NNSH were called out on service on 26 August 1939 and then placed on active service on 1 September 1939 as The North Nova Scotia Highlanders (Machine Gun), CASF, for local protection duties. The details called out on active service were disbanded on 31 December 1940. The regiment subsequently mobilized The North Nova Scotia Highlanders, CASF for active service on 24 May 1940. It was redesignated as the 1st Battalion, The North Nova Scotia Highlanders, CASF on 7 November 1940. It embarked for Great Britain on 18 July 1941. On D-Day, 6 June 1944, it landed in Normandy as part of the 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Infantry Division, and it continued to fight in North-West Europe until the end of the war.
Normandy Landing, Authie, Caen, The Orne, Bourguébus Ridge, Faubourg de Vaucelles, Verrières Ridge–Tilly-la-Campagne, Falaise, The Laison, Chambois, Boulogne, 1944 Calais, 1944 The Scheldt ,Savojaards, Plaat, Breskens Pocket, The Rhineland, Waal, Flats, The Hochwald, The Rhine, Zutphen, Leer, North-West Europe, 1944–1945