Collar badge: 18 Light Horse Regiment (The Adelaide Lancers)

Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Adelaide
Accession Number REL35839
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Oxidised brass
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made c 1930 - 1942
Conflict Army organisation period 1930-1942

18 Light Horse Regiment collar badge. Circular brass badge surmounted by a crown with two crossed lances behind, their pennants trailing to the sides. The Roman numerals, 'XVIII' are at the center surrounded by a band containing the words, 'ADELAIDE LANCERS LIGHT HORSE REGT'. Around the lower half of the badge is a wreath with a ribbon containing the words 'FOR GOD KING AND COUNTRY'. Two vertically aligned lugs are attached to the back of the badge.

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