Unknown lanyard ID

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    lorne19
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    Unknown lanyard ID

    Post by lorne19 on Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:52 pm

    This lanyard was given to me by a local vet at our local Legion. All I know is that he wore it in the 1960-70 while serving in the Sherbrooke hussars. Can anyone tell me what it is for?


    PAUL AYERST
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    Re: Unknown lanyard ID

    Post by PAUL AYERST on Sun Sep 02, 2012 10:14 pm

    NORMALLY FOR A WHISTLE BUT WHEN WORN AS A RGT ACCOUTREMENT THEY WHERE ATTACHED AROUND THE SHOULDER AND TO THE UPPER POCKET BUTTON.White ones where worn by artillery in the 50s and 60s for sure.

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    Re: Unknown lanyard ID

    Post by Martin Howett on Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:30 pm

    According to canadiansoldiers.com

    Royal Canadian Artillery - By tradition, a white lanyard is worn on the right shoulder.

    See also specific unit details in table below.

    3rd Searchlight Battery Officers and Other Ranks - Blue, Gold and Red
    4th AA Regiment Officers and Other Ranks - Red & Powder Blue
    5th (BC) Coastal Brigade Officers - Khaki
    Other Ranks - White

    Third Canadian Divisional Artillery The units specifically mentioned include
    Headquarters, Third Canadian Division Artillery
    12 Field Regiment
    13 Field Regiment
    14 Field Regiment
    3 Anti-Tank Regiment
    4 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment
    Officers and Other Ranks are listed as wearing a red and blue lanyard.

    Martin


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