badge, formation, Indian, 17th Indian Division

Catalogue number
  • INS 4126
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  • whole: cloth
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  • full name: badge, formation, Indian, 17th Indian Division
  • simple name: badge, formation, Indian
Category
uniforms and insignia

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Physical description

badge printed khaki patch with black printed cat 'gardant'

History note

Raised in 1941, the 17th Division saw continuous action in Burma from January 1942 to the end of the war (the longest of any unit). The division was in action in the Chin Hills and around Tiddim. In February 1945 it crossed the Irrawaddy and in March captured Meiktila.

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