COLLAR BADGES OF THE CANADIAN ARMY
1920-1952

At the outbreak of the Second World War, the standard Service Dress, in general issue since the first decade of the 20th Century, was still the standard uniform of the Canadian Militia (soon to be renamed Canadian Army).  In addition to the cap badge, collar badges also identified the wearer's regiment or corps. 

Some collar badges were issued in identical pairs, others in lefts and rights. 

A wide variety of designs are encountered, from simple miniatures of the unit cap badge (or in some cases, the cap badge worn by Canadian Expeditionary Force predecessors), to elaborate designs of their own, displaying some symbol or motto of significance to the history of that unit (or affiliated unit in the British Army, in some cases.)

NOTE ON BADGES:  Representative images only are shown. Anyone with further information or images is asked to please contact the webmaster.

This article is intended as a quick overall guide to the collar badge designs of the Canadian Army from 1920 - 1952 (or in other words, the period of the 20th Century after the 1920 reorganization when Tudor Crown badges were worn. Detailed information on uniform insignia, variant badges, finishes, etc. will be provided in the articles for individual units/corps, and the serious collector/researcher is advised to consult one of the published references referred to in the RESEARCHERS & COLLECTORS section of this website.

These listings are alphabetical rather than in Order of Precedence.

While the timeframe described here corresponds to that prior to the ascension of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 1952 and the introduction of the St. Edward's Crown into Canadian badges and heraldry, many units did not change over immediately, and some units were still using older pattern badges years later. Some individuals, most notably in infantry and armoured regiments whose badges were not affected by Unification, retained Tudor Crown badges decades after the official switchover - where and when they could get away with same.

General Service

Mazeas Ref # Unit/Corps/Branch Name Badge Notes
Mazeas: S.28 General List Officers    

Corps and Services

Mazeas Ref # Unit/Corps/Branch Name Badge Notes
Mazeas: S.10a Canadian Army Dental Corps    
Mazeas: S.10 Canadian Army Dental Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: S.7 Canadian Army Medical Corps    
Mazeas: S.17 Canadian Chaplain Service

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Left and Right officer's collar badges.  Courtesy Dwayne Hordij.

 
Mazeas: S.18 Canadian Chaplain Service   Jewish Faith
Mazeas: S.4 Canadian Corps of Signals    
Mazeas: S.20 Canadian Forestry Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: S.25 Canadian Infantry Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: S.27 Canadian Intelligence Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: S.11 Canadian Machine Gun Corps    
Mazeas: COTC.1 The Canadian Officers' Training Corps   Individual contingents had separate badges.
Mazeas: S.12 Canadian Ordnance Corps    
Mazeas: S.24a Canadian Parachute Corps

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 Canadian Parachute Corps.
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
Only officers wore collar badges in the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion.
Some officers of the 1st Canadian Special Service Battalion also purchased them. See Ken Joyce's book, cited in the article on the 1st Special Service Force.

The corps never actually existed. Two parachute battalions were raised; one served in 6th (British) Airborne Division, the other was an administrative name for the Canadian component of the 1st Special Service Force.
Mazeas: S.24b Canadian Parachute Corps

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2nd Canadian Parachute Battalion

Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
These discs were worn on the American service uniform, with which this unit was issued.

 
Mazeas: S.19 Canadian Postal Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: S.22 Canadian Provost Corps    
Mazeas: S.22 Canadian Provost Corps    
Mazeas: S.26 Canadian Technical Training Corps    
Mazeas: S.26a Canadian Technical Training Corps    
Mazeas: S.35 Canadian Women's Army Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Left and Right officer's collar badges.  Courtesy Dwayne Hordij.

 
Mazeas: S.39 Corps of Guides of Canada    
Mazeas: S.39a Corps of Guides of Canada    
Mazeas: S.40 The Corps of Military Staff Clerks

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Left and Right officer's (gilt) collar badges.  Courtesy Dwayne Hordij.

 
Mazeas: S.15 Corps of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.168 Pacific Coast Militia Rangers    
Mazeas: S.23b Provost Marshall Staff   Military District 10
  Canadian Armoured Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Left and Right officer's collar badges.  Courtesy Dwayne Hordij.

 
Mazeas: S.30 Royal Canadian Armoured Corps    
Mazeas: S.8 Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Left and Right officer's collar badges.  Courtesy Dwayne Hordij.
(Nursing sisters pinback collar badges)

 
Mazeas: S.16 Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: S.5 Royal Canadian Army Service Corps    
Mazeas: S.6 Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Left and Right officer's collar badges.  Courtesy Dwayne Hordij.

 
Mazeas: S.9 Royal Canadian Army Veterinary Corps

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Left  collar badge.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: S.1 Royal Canadian Artillery    
Mazeas: S.2 Royal Canadian Artillery

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: S.10b Royal Canadian Dental Corps    
Mazeas: S.4 Royal Canadian Corps of Signals    
Mazeas: S.4a Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Two Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Left and Right officer's collar badges.  Courtesy Dwayne Hordij.

 
Mazeas: S.29 Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

 
Mazeas: S.3 Royal Canadian Engineers    
Mazeas: S.3a Royal Canadian Engineers

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: S.23 Royal Canadian Mounted Police    
Mazeas: S.23a Royal Canadian Mounted Police    
Mazeas: S.13 Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps    
Mazeas: S.14 Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Left and Right officer's collar badges.  Courtesy Dwayne Hordij.

 
Mazeas: S.21 Veteran's Guard of Canada

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 

Cavalry/Armoured Regiments

Mazeas Ref # Unit/Corps/Branch Name Badge Notes
Mazeas: C.57 1st Canadian Armoured Carrier Regiment    
Mazeas: C.53 2nd Armoured Car Regiment 2acr.jpg (25370 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.6 2nd Dragoons    
Mazeas: C.7 2nd/10th Dragoons 210.jpg (23600 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.7 2nd/10th Dragoons    
Mazeas: C.8 3rd (Prince of Wales') Canadian Dragoons    
Mazeas: C.10 4th Hussars    
Mazeas: C.12 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards 4pldg.jpg (38166 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.12a 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards    
Mazeas: C.47 5th British Columbia Horse    
Mazeas: C.13 6th Duke of Connaught's Royal Canadian Hussars 6hus.jpg (26846 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.14 6th Duke of Connaught's Royal Canadian Hussars    
Mazeas: C.15 7th Hussars    
Mazeas: C.16 7th/11th Hussars 711.jpg (26407 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.17 8th Princess Louise's New Brunswick Hussars

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Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: C.60 8th Princess Louise's New Brunswick Hussars    
Mazeas: C.40 8th Reconnaissance Regiment 8rec.jpg (2045 bytes)8rec.jpg (2045 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
This was a war-raised regiment and it is unlikely other ranks were ever issued collar badges.
 
Mazeas: C.37 9th (Grey's) Horse    
Mazeas: C.36 10th Brant Dragoons    
Mazeas: C.21 11th Hussars    
Mazeas: C.22 12th Manitoba Dragoons    
Mazeas: C.23 12th Manitoba Dragoons mand.jpg (23649 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.24 13th Scottish Light Dragoons    
Mazeas: C.61 14th Canadian Hussars    
Mazeas: C.61 14th Canadian Hussars    
Mazeas: C.39 14th Canadian Light Horse 14hus.jpg (25033 bytes)
Left and Right Other Ranks' collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Left and Right Officers' collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.26 15th Canadian Light Horse 15alh.jpg (22197 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.27 16th Canadian Light Horse    
Mazeas: C.28 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse 1622.jpg (25915 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.29 17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars 17hus.jpg (25556 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.43 18th Canadian Light Horse    
Mazeas: C.31 19th Alberta Dragoons 19d.jpg (22972 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.58 19th Edmonton Fusiliers Regiment    
Mazeas: C.59 19th Alberta Armoured Car Regiment    
Mazeas: M.177 20th Saskatchewan Armoured Regiment    
Mazeas: C.45 30th British Columbia Horse    
Mazeas: C.51 35th Central Alberta Horse    
Mazeas: C.33 The Alberta Mounted Rifles    
Mazeas: C.32 The Border Horse    
Mazeas: C.46 The British Columbia Dragoons bcd.jpg (6664 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.46a The British Columbia Dragoons    
Mazeas: C.44a The British Columbia Horse    
Mazeas: C.48 The British Columbia Hussars    
Mazeas: C.44 The British Columbia Mounted Rifles    
Mazeas: S.56 Canadian Armoured Fighting Vehicles Training Centre    
Mazeas: S.56a Canadian Armoured Fighting Vehicles Training Centre    
Mazeas: C.38 The Eastern Township Mounted Rifles    
Mazeas: C.5 First Hussars 1hus.jpg (5991 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.50 The Fort Garry Horse fgh.jpg (25592 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Left and Right (Officers) collar badges.  Courtesy Dwaye Hordij
 
Mazeas: C.50a The Fort Garry Horse    
Mazeas: C.3 The Governor General's Body Guard    
Mazeas: C.3a The Governor General's Body Guard    
Mazeas: C.3b The Governor General's Body Guard    
Mazeas: C.3c The Governor General's Body Guard    
Mazeas: C.4 The Governor General's Horse Guards gghg.jpg (24703 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: None The Governor General's Horse Guards    
Mazeas: C.25 The King's Canadian Hussars    
Mazeas: M.170 The King's Own Calgary Regiment    
Mazeas: C.2 Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) lsh.jpg (29044 bytes)
Left and Right (Other Ranks) collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
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Left and Right (Officers) collar badges.  Courtesy Dwaye Hordij
 
Mazeas: C.49 The Manitoba Horse    
Mazeas: C.30 The Manitoba Mounted Rifles manri.jpg (25850 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.30a The Manitoba Mounted Rifles manrif.jpg (26824 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges for 1st Battalion.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.19 The Mississauga Horse    
Mazeas: C.41 The New Brunswick Dragoons    
Mazeas: C.41a The New Brunswick Dragoons    
Mazeas: C.42 The New Brunswick Dragoons    
Mazeas: C.18 The Ontario Mounted Rifles    
Mazeas: M.176 The Prince Edward Island Regiment    
Mazeas: C.9 The Prince of Wales' Rangers (Peterborough Regiment)    
Mazeas: C.52 The Prince Edward Island Light Horse peilh.jpg (38542 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

Mazeas illustrates these badges as being non-mirrored, however in actuality, they were mirrored.

Mazeas: C.11 The Princess Louise Dragoon Guards    
Mazeas: C.11a The Princess Louise Dragoon Guards    
Mazeas: C.20 The Queen's Own Canadian Hussars    
Mazeas: C.1 The Royal Canadian Dragoons rcd.jpg (22987 bytes)
Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis
 
Mazeas: C.34 The Saskatchewan Mounted Rifles    
Mazeas: C.35 The South Alberta Horse    

Infantry Regiments

Mazeas Reference # Unit/Corps/Branch Name Badge Notes
Mazeas: M.12 1st British Columbia Regiment    
Mazeas: M.13 1st British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own)    
Mazeas: M.13a 1st British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles)    
Mazeas: M.76 The 48th Highlanders of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.164 The Alberta Regiment    
Mazeas: M.145 The Algonquin Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.144 The Algonquin Rifles    
Mazeas: M.105 The Annapolis Regiment    
Mazeas: M.31 & M.32 The Argyll Light Infantry


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.130 & M.131 The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.140 The Assiniboia Regiment    
Mazeas: M.81 The Battleford Light Infantry


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.10 The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) of Canada    
Mazeas: M.11 The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.13 The British Columbia Regiment    
Mazeas: M.13a The British Columbia Regiment    
Mazeas: M.57 The Brockville Rifles


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.55 The Bruce Regiment    
Mazeas: M.155 The Calgary Highlanders    
  The Calgary Highlanders


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

This pattern does not appear in Mazeas; the words FIRST BATTN appear in the upper scrolls.

Mazeas: M.154 The Calgary Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.118 The Cameron Highlanders of Canada    
Mazeas: M.70 The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.77, M.77a, M.77b, & M.77c The Canadian Scottish Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.14 The Canadian Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.6 The Canadian Grenadier Guards


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.137 The Cape Breton Highlanders


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.137a The Cape Breton Highlanders    
Mazeas: M.171 The Cape Breton Highlanders    
Mazeas: M.84a Les Carabiniers de Sherbrooke    
Mazeas: M.101 The Carleton Light Infantry    
Mazeas: M.102 The Carleton Light Infantry    
Mazeas: M.103 The Carleton and York Regiment


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.9 Les Chasseurs Canadiens    
Mazeas: M.114 The Colchester and Hants Regiment    
Mazeas: M.114a The Colchester and Hants Regiment    
Mazeas: M.115 The Colchester and Hants Regiment    
Mazeas: M.134 The Cumberland Highlanders    
Mazeas: M.63 The Dufferin and Haldimand Rifles of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.62 The Dufferin Rifles of Canada    
Mazeas: M.62a The Dufferin Rifles of Canada    
Mazeas: M.74 The Durham Regiment    
Mazeas: M.150, M.150a & M.150b The Edmonton Fusiliers


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.151 and M.151a The Edmonton Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.47 The Elgin Regiment    
Mazeas: M.42 The Essex Fusiliers    
Mazeas: C.55 The Essex Regiment (Tank)


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: C.43 The Essex Scottish


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.36 Le Francs Tireurs du Saguenay    
Mazeas: M.75 The Frontenac Regiment    
Mazeas: M.84 Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke    
Mazeas: M.85 Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.127 Les Fusiliers du St. Laurent    
Mazeas: M.99 Les Fusiliers Mont Royal


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.169 The Garrison Battalion


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.169a The Garrison Battalion    
Mazeas: M.5 The Governor General's Foot Guards    
Mazeas: M.88 The Grenville Regiment (Lisgar Rifles)    
Mazeas: M.54 The Grey Regiment    
Mazeas: M.54a The Grey Regiment    
Mazeas: M.59 The Grey and Simcoe Foresters


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.61 The Haldimand Rifles    
Mazeas: M.97 The Halifax Rifles


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.39 The Halton Rifles    
Mazeas: M.33 The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.52 The Highland Light Infantry of Canada


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

Left and Right other ranks collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.56 The Huron Regiment    
Mazeas: M.87 The Irish Canadian Rangers    
Mazeas: M.21 The Irish Fusiliers of Canada    
Mazeas: M.23 The Irish Fusiliers of Canada (Vancouver Regiment)    
Mazeas: M.24 and M24.a The Irish Fusiliers of Canada (The Vancouver Regiment)


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.162 The Irish Regiment    
Mazeas: M.163 The Irish Regiment of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.146 The Kenora Light Infantry    
Mazeas: M.46 The Kent Regiment


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.94 The King's Own Rifles of Canada


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.30 The Kingston Regiment (Princess of Wales' Own)    
Mazeas: M.160 The Kootenay Regiment    
Mazeas: M.143 The Lake Superior Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.172 The Lake Superior Regiment    
Mazeas: M.173 The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment    
Mazeas: M.173a The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment    
Mazeas: M.50 The Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.50 The Lambton Regiment    
Mazeas: M.38 The Lincoln Regiment    
Mazeas: M.71 The Lincoln and Welland Regiment    
Mazeas: M.72 The Lincoln and Welland Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.72a The Lincoln and Welland Regiment    
Mazeas: M.40 The Lorne Rifles (Scottish)


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.41 The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)    
Mazeas: M.152 The Loyal Edmonton Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.112 The Lunenburg Regiment    
Mazeas: M.147 The Manitoba Rangers    
Mazeas: M.147a The Manitoba Rangers    
Mazeas: M.149 The Manitoba Volunteer Reserve    
Mazeas: M.49 The Middlesex and Huron Regiment    
Mazeas: M.48 The Middlesex Light Infantry    
Mazeas: M.66 The Midland Regiment (Northumberland and Durham)    
Mazeas: M.111 The New Brunswick Rangers    
Mazeas: C.54 The New Brunswick Regiment (Tank)


Left and Right collar badges. Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.175 The New Brunswick Scottish Regiment    
Mazeas: M.64 The Norfolk Regiment of Canada    
Mazeas: M.164 The North Alberta Regiment    
Mazeas: M.104 The North British Columbia Regiment    
Mazeas: M.136 The North Nova Scotia Highlanders


Left and Right collar badges. Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.136a The North Nova Scotia Highlanders    
Mazeas: M.135 The North Nova Scotia Highlanders (M.G.)    
Mazeas: M.45 The Northern Pioneers    
Mazeas: M.110 The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment


Left and Right collar badges. Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.65 The Northumberland Regiment    
Mazeas: M.161 The North Waterloo Regiment    
Mazeas: M.57 The Ontario Regiment


Left and Right collar badges. Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.69 The Ottawa Highlanders    
Mazeas: M.44 The Oxford Rifles


Left and Right collar badges. Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.107 The Peel Regiment    
Mazeas: M.60 The Peel and Dufferin Regiment    
Mazeas: M.51 The Perth Regiment


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Dwayne Hordij

Left and Right other ranks collar badges. Courtesy Dwayne Hordij

Left and Right other ranks collar badges. Courtesy Bill Ellis

Mazeas illustrates these badges as being left and right facing (mirrored) badges, but the badges were actually non-mirrored (lefts and rights were identical to the cap badge, with the beaver facing to the left).1

Mazeas: M.194 The Perth Regiment    
Mazeas: M.89 The Peterborough Rangers    
Mazeas: M.117 The Pictou Highlanders


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.82 The Prince Albert and Battleford Volunteers


Left and Right other ranks collar badges. Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.80 The Prince Albert Volunteers


Left and Right other ranks collar badges. Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.120 The Prince Edward Island Highlanders

 

 

  The Prince of Wales Rangers


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.167 The Prince Rupert Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.100 The Princess Louise Fusiliers


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.3 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry    
Mazeas: M.4 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry    
Mazeas: M.30 The Princess of Wales' Own Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 

Mazeas: M.119 The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.7 The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.26 The Queen's York Rangers (1st American Regiment)


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

Mazeas illustrates two patterns, the latter approved in 1939 with the "M.G." designation and scroll added.

Mazeas: M.132 Le Regiment de Beauce    
Mazeas: M.98 Le Regiment de Chateauguay


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.133 Le Regiment de la Chaudiere


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

Left and Right other ranks collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.106 Le Regiment de Hull


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.121 Le Regiment de Joliette    
Mazeas: M.122 Le Regiment de Joliette    
Mazeas: M.35 Le Regiment de Levis


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.124 Le Regiment de Maisonneuve


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

Left and Right other ranks collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.124a Le Regiment de Maisonneuve    
Mazeas: M.126 Le Regiment de Quebec


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.126a Le Regiment de Quebec    
Mazeas: M.123 Le Regiment de St. Hyacinthe


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.37 Le Regiment du Saguenay


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.95 Le Regiment de Montmagmy    
Mazeas: M.142 The Regina Rifle Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.153 The Rocky Mountain Rangers


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.2 Royal 22e Regiment    
Mazeas: M.1 The Royal Canadian Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.17 The Royal Grenadiers    
Mazeas: M.28 The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.29 The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment)    
Mazeas: M.27 The Royal Hamilton Regiment    
Mazeas: M.90 The Royal Montreal Regiment


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Dwayne Hordij

Left and Right other ranks collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.179 The Royal Newfoundland Regiment    
Mazeas: M.20 The Royal Regiment of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.19 The Royal Regiment of Toronto Grenadiers


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.15 The Royal Rifles of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.128 & M129 The Royal Winnipeg Rifles


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.139 The Saskatchewan Border Regiment    
Mazeas: M.157 The Saskatoon Light Infantry


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.78 The Sault Ste. Marie Regiment    
Mazeas: M.78a The Sault Ste. Marie Regiment    
Mazeas: M.79 The Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.161 The Scots Fusiliers of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.109, 1M09a & M109b The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.83 The Sherbrooke Regiment


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

Left and Right other ranks collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.86 The Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

Mazeas misidentifies as The Sherbrooke Fusiliers Regiment.

Mazeas: M.83a The Sherbrooke Regiment    
Mazeas: M.58 The Simcoe Foresters    
Mazeas: M.165 The South Alberta Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.138 The South Saskatchewan Regiment


Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

Left and Right other ranks collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.96 The St. John Fusiliers


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.91, M.92 & M.93 The Stormont and Glengarry Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.125 The Three Rivers Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.18 The Toronto Regiment    
Mazeas: M.18a The Toronto Regiment    
Mazeas: M.166 & 166a The Toronto Scottish Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.22 The Vancouver Regiment    
Mazeas: M.73 The Victoria and Halliburton Regiment    
Mazeas: M.8 The Victoria Rifles of Canada


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.16 Les Voltigeurs de Quebec


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.53a The Wellington Regiment    
Mazeas: M.53 The Wellington Rifles    
Mazeas: M.116 The Wentworth Regiment    
Mazeas: M.156 The Westminster Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.113 The West Nova Scotia Regiment


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.166a The West Toronto Regiment    
Mazeas: M.141 The Weyburn Regiment    
Mazeas: M.141a The Weyburn Regiment    
Mazeas: M.148 The Winnipeg Grenadiers


Left and Right collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

 
Mazeas: M.159 The Winnipeg Light Infantry


Left and Right Other Ranks collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

Left and Right officers collar badges.  Courtesy Bill Ellis

An alternate set of officers badges is also shown by Mazeas, without the "M.G." designation.

Mazeas: M.128 The Winnipeg Rifles    
Mazeas: M.25 The York Rangers    
Mazeas: M.108 The York Regiment    
Mazeas: M.158 The Yorkton Regiment    
Mazeas: M.158a The Yorkton Regiment    

Other

Mazeas Reference # Unit/Corps/Branch Name Badge Notes
Mazeas: C.D.2 Cadet Service of Canada    
Mazeas: S.34 Canadian Auxiliary Transport Service  
Mazeas: S.31 Canadian Military College   English
Mazeas: S.38 Canadian Legion   British Empire Service League
Mazeas: S.38a Canadian Legion   Air Services
Mazeas: S.32 Canadian Military College   French
Mazeas: S.36 Canadian Women's Service Force    
Mazeas: S.33 Canadian Women's Volunteer Reserve Corps    
Mazeas: S.33a Canadian Women's Volunteer Reserve Corps    
Mazeas: M.131 Military School of Piping    
Mazeas: C.D.9 Royal Canadian Army Cadets    
Mazeas: S.37 Saskatchewan Veterans Civil Security Corps    
Mazeas: S.2.b St. Catherine's Pipe Band (57th LAA Regiment (2nd/10th Dragoons) RCA)   1946

Notes

  1. Comment by Dwayne Hordij at British Badge Forum, accessed online at http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=28408&postcount=8

Thanks to Bill Ellis, Dwayne Hordij, and Marway Militaria for providing some of the images on this page.


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