WW1 Canada 32nd Infantry Battalion Cap Badge CEF
Maker marked J.W. Tiptaft and Son Ltd. Birmingham on slider
Condition as pictured
The Battalion was raised in Manitoba and Saskatchewan with mobilization headquarters at Winnipeg, Manitoba under the authority of G.O. 36, March 15, 1915. The Battalion sailed February 23, 1915 with a strength of 35 officers and 962 other ranks under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel H.J. Cowan. In England, the Battalion became the 32nd Reserve Battalion and subsequently was absorbed into the 15th Reserve Battalion. It was disbanded on September 15, 1920.