115th Cavalry Patch - Powder River RARE NO RESERVE!
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Original Patch for the 115th Cavalry Powder RiverWyoming National Guard, out of Cheyene Wyoming This is a very rare and sought after patch. I'm not sure ofthe date, as the this distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 115th Cavalry on 12 June 1924. It is GREAT SHAPE! Do a Google search. The only other one you will find is full of holes for over $300..... From Wiki: Shield: The red shield and the five gold fleurs-de-lis are for Artillery service in France. The chief is blue for Infantry service in the Philippines. The gold sun recalls both the Far Eastern service and the shoulder sleeve insignia of the 41st Division. The parting line is yellow for the Cavalry assignment of the regiment, and the line is made embattled recalling the fighting record of the old organization. The motto has been the battle cry and catch word of the regiment from its earliest days and through three wars. Crest: The crest is that of the Wyoming National Guard During WWII, the 115th saw action near St. Nazaire , France , in February 1945, and later near Stuggart. Eventually they took over the117 th Cavalry Squadron, and finished out the war battling in Austria. There is no reserve, so someone will be buying this patch. If you want it, don't let it get away. you ... read more