Badge: military hat/cap

Production date
Circa 1915
Brass and white metal hat badge of the 1st Canterbury Regiment, NZ Infantry. Badge takes the form of a white heron flanked by fern fronds and surmounted by a crown. Heron is within a circlet of relief text "1st Regiment New Zealand Infantry" and atop text "Ake Ake Kia Kaha" and "Canterbury" in 2 scrolls.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 12 x 34.5 x 46.5mm (1/2 x 1 3/8 x 1 13/16")
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User's occupation: soldier, 1st Canterbury Regiment.
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