Canadian Army

Title    Fabric of War  Canadian Army Shoulder Insignia c.1900-1970

Author    Bill Alexander

ISBN    9781525537462

The following pages and its hyperlinks has been compiled with the help of the outstanding references books made by Mr. Darby Whitebone. 

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Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) Administration Branch Armoured Branch Artillery Branch Band Branch
Chaplain Branch Communications and Electronics Branch Corps and Services Dental Services Branch General List
Infantry Branch Intelligence Branch Land Ordnance Branch Legal Services Branch Logistics and Service Battalions
Medical Services Branch Military Engineering Branch Personnel Selection Branch Physical Education and Recreation Branch Postal Branch
Public Affairs Branch Security Branch Training Development Branch Air Force Titles Canadian Rangers, Cadets and Miscellaneous


  1939 Pattern Canvas

1940 to 1946


 1900 - 1967

CF Service Dress

 no embroidered edge green

Type A

CF Service Dress - DEU Service Dress -  Work Dress jacket - Garrison Dress Jacket with embroidered edge

Type B

Work Dress Jacket

Type C

Garrison Dress

Type D

CF Service Dress Jacket - Work Dress Jacket - Garrison Dress Jacket colour

Type E

Tabs CF Service Dress Jacket - CF Service Dress Shirt Slip-on - DEU Service Dress Shirt Slip-on Garrison Dress Shirt Slip-on no embroidered edge

Type F

Tabs CF Service Dress Slip-on - DEU Service Dress Slip-on - Work Dress Jacket - Work Dress Slip-on - Garrison Dress Slip-on

Type G

Tabs Work Dress Jacket - Work Dress Slip-on

Type H

Tabs Garrison Dress Slip-on

Type I

Type J Title Combat

1971 - 1999

Combat Boonie Badge

1971 - 1999

Cloth Cap Badge Metal Cap Badge Collar Dogs CADPAT Arid Air Force CADPAT
Artist                           ARTIST                
Canadian Service College                           CSC                
Civilian Status Fort Churchill                           CSFC                
Dominion of Canada Rifle Association                           DCRA                
Directorate of Engineering and Design                           DED                
Royal Canadian Sea Cadets                           RCSC                
Regimental Support Group                           RSG                
Upper College Canada Rifles                           UCCR                
Governor General's Horse Guards 3rd Armoured Regiment                            
5th (British Columbia) Field Battery Regiment                                            
56th Field Engineer Squadron (M)