C075668 "Major General Roger Rowley" GUARD’S FIELD SERVICE VISOR CAP.

BACKGROUND: Major General Roger Rowley received numerous awards, including the Efficiency Decoration, Canadian Forces Decoration, Order of St. Lazarus and most notably, the Distinguished Service Order for his role in liberating Boulogne during September 1944. Five weeks later, he was awarded a bar for the capture of Breskens on the Scheldt estuary. He had a long military career that originated as a commissioned officer in the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa in 1933. During the Second World War, as Captain with the Cameron Highlanders, they deployed with the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel to command the Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders in 1944. Post War, he was the Director of Military and the Headquarters of National Defence, served in the Canadian NATO until the late 1960's and was Colonel of the Regiment of the Canadian Guards Association.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: A boxed and mailed, wool visor cap from "Herbert Johnson" of London. The cap is in pristine condition with a small card found under the brown leather sweatband printed "Major General Roger Rowley" "Canadian Army." The cap badge is not present. The two piece cardboard mailing box measures approximately 30cm x 30cm x 16cm. The box shows typical wear. Very nice!!!

GRADE ****3/4                             PRICE $169.00 (Or Best Offer)

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