badge, trade, Canadian, half-wing Air Gunner, Royal Canadian Air Force & RCAF

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Catalogue number
  • INS 727
Materials
  • textile
Dimensions
  • general: Height 53 mm
  • general: Width 93 mm
  • general: Depth 2 mm
Alternative Names
  • FULL NAME: badge, trade, Canadian, half-wing Air Gunner, Royal Canadian Air Force & RCAF
  • SIMPLE NAME: badge, trade, Canadian
Object Type
trade badge
Category
uniforms and insignia

Label

Second pattern (curved wing) Air Gunner's half-wing badge belonging to Flight Sergeant Burrows, Royal Canadian Air Force. Flight Sergeant Burrows was killed in action in November 1944 while serving with 51 Squadron, Royal Air Force.

History note

Flight Sergeant Burrows, who was killed in action in November 1944 while serving with 51 Squadron, RAF. ref. Carroll, 'Eagles Recalled', p. 116.

Physical description

embroidered cloth badge black bearing a half-wing (diagonal: 103 mm) with the letters 'AG' in the centre enclosed by a brown laurel wreath. Initials 'RCAF' underneath and a King's crown (in red and white) above, with white sixteen feathered wing to the right.

Embroidered

AG RCAF

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