WW1 BRITISH 17th (NORTHERN) DIVISION FORMATION SIGN

WW1 BRITISH 17th (NORTHERN) DIVISION FORMATION SIGN

£175.00

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Description

A good, slightly grubby 17th Div. Formation sign.

Red wool backing with white thread ‘dot-dash’ detail.

Excellent damage and moth free condition.

Created in September 1914 as part of the ‘New Armies’. Some elements went out to France in the Spring of 1915, still under training. Its first major engagement was July 1916 as part of the Somme Offensive.