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Please,identify this unknown for me badge.Many thanks.

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Nick,

Not Finnish, but Polish.

The badge is for the 2nd Rakitanianski Light Horse Regiment. There is another very similar badge with the years 1915 (top arm) 1914 (left arm) and 1918 (right arm).

Source: Polish Orders, Medals, Decorations and Insignia Military and Civilian Decorations 1705 – 1985 by Zdzislaw P Wessolowski 1986

Cheers,

Ian

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2 hours ago, Ian said:

Nic

2 hours ago, Ian said:

Nick,

Not Finnish, but Polish.

The badge is for the 2nd Rakitanianski Light Horse Regiment. There is another very similar badge with the years 1915 (top arm) 1914 (left arm) and 1918 (right arm).

 

Source: Polish Orders, Medals, Decorations and Insignia Military and Civilian Decorations 1705 – 1985 by Zdzislaw P Wessolowski 1986

Cheers,

Ian

k,

Not Finnish, but Polish.

The badge is for the 2nd Rakitanianski Light Horse Regiment. There is another very similar badge with the years 1915 (top arm) 1914 (left arm) and 1918 (right arm).

 

Source: Polish Orders, Medals, Decorations and Insignia Military and Civilian Decorations 1705 – 1985 by Zdzislaw P Wessolowski 1986

Cheers,

Ian

Thanks for correcting me.It is a pity but the Google does not answer

The badge is for the 2nd Rakitanianski Light Horse Regiment.

 

 

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The Polish Cavalry was numerically important from 1919 to 1939. It comprised Lancers Regiments , Light Horsemen Regiments and Mounted Rifles Regiments .The Lighthorsemen were Three Regiments only and weared distinctive peaked caps with rounded top instead of the more common square topped konfederatka cap curiously in the badge figures a Lancer cap

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