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38th, 39th, 40th and 42nd (Service) Battalions, The Royal Fusiliers – ‘Jewish Battalion’
A scarce ‘Jewish Battalion’ (1917–1921) cap badge in excellent condition, slider intact. The ‘Jewish Battalion’ is an unofficial name used to refer to five battalions of Jewish volunteers, the 38th to 42nd (Service) Battalions of the Royal Fusiliers, raised to fight against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. (KK Vol 1 No. 1145, page 291)

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