MKIII of the 3rd DI - need help to identify

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    toutfou
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    MKIII of the 3rd DI - need help to identify

    Post by toutfou on Sat Aug 23, 2014 3:41 pm

    Hi Guys,

    could you help me to identify this insignia ?

    there is a rectangular grey/blue of the 3rd CAN DI, but what mean the 3 inside ?
    This one as been found in south of Caen (France).

    I know 2 other MKII with same insignia found in Normandy.

    this helmet has been dammage in the farm were he was waiting for me :-))

    No name or serial inside



    thx

    Seb

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    Re: MKIII of the 3rd DI - need help to identify

    Post by Cameraguy on Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:26 pm

    I need to move to Normandy for a year...

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    Re: MKIII of the 3rd DI - need help to identify

    Post by mk1rceme on Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:45 am

    Nice! I also have a MkIII with a 3rd division flash. No number in it though.


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    Re: MKIII of the 3rd DI - need help to identify

    Post by toutfou on Sun Aug 24, 2014 4:12 am

    Thanks for answers !

    mk1rceme, your helmet is attributed to a Regina Rifle soldier, isn't it ?

    No idea for the signification of the "3" inside ?

    regards

    seb

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    Re: MKIII of the 3rd DI - need help to identify

    Post by mvdv84 on Fri Jan 22, 2016 6:56 am

    I think the grey square background and number 3 stands for 3rd Canadian Infantry Division.

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    Re: MKIII of the 3rd DI - need help to identify

    Post by LSR on Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:19 am

    Interesting shape ,runover by a vehicle?

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    Re: MKIII of the 3rd DI - need help to identify

    Post by toutfou on Tue Apr 05, 2016 3:33 am

    Hi guys,

    recently i found this picture on google ;



    there is a Red stripe below, but it is the same insignia.

    Does any one have an Idea ?
    LSR, i thought about vehicule marking, but wich regiment had the number 3 in blue background...

    thanks for help

    Seb

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    Re: MKIII of the 3rd DI - need help to identify

    Post by Cameraguy on Sun Apr 17, 2016 12:55 pm

    Love these helmets. I've got this one,hoping its authentic.

    Sorry about the flippy pics.

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    Re: MKIII of the 3rd DI - need help to identify

    Post by toutfou on Mon May 23, 2016 3:48 am

    thank you for sharing this picture !

    one day we will know ! Very Happy Very Happy

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