~ 13th Hussars WW1 Cap Badge ~
The badge is a rounded reef with Kings crown at the top & “Hussars” towards the lower end. The regiment number in roman numerals at the centre.
Around the numbers is the regiments moto “Viret in aeternum (It Flourishes Forever)”
The 13th Hussars (previously the 13th Light Dragoons) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army whose battle honours include Waterloo and The Charge of the Light Brigade. In 1922, the regiment was amalgamated with the 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Royal Hussars, to form the 13th/18th Hussars.
~ Dimensions ~
The badge has a diameter of 1.6 inches (4 cm). It weighs 11 g.
~ Condition ~
The badge is in excellent condition.