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6divmini.gif (1157 bytes)6th Canadian Division Formation Insignia

The Home Divisions in the Second World War came to adopt distinguishing patches similar to those worn overseas; each was composed of two colours.1  The 6th Division combined the colours of the 1st and 2nd Divisions.  The wide end of the red triangle was always worn facing the wearer's front.2

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Artifacts and photos courtesy of Bill Alexander.
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Notes

  1. Law, Clive M. Distinguishing Patches: Formation Patches of the Canadian Army (2nd Ed.) Service Publications, Ottawa, ON, 2008 ISBN 978-1-894581-50-9

  2. Falconer, D.W. Battery Flashes of W.W. II (D.W. Falconer, 1985) ISBN 0-9691865-0-9


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