Jump to content
The Great War (1914-1918) Forum

Does anyone recognise this badge


Recommended Posts


I am currently researching my relative in another part of the forum. Whilst looking through a box of paperwork I have, I have come across this, what looks to be a cap badge. Beware though, this box contains papers to other members including my nan who was in the WRVS :rolleyes: .

The only word I can make out is SARDA which after a brief google comes back as Sardinian in Italian. It may even be from WW2. I have not got a clue.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Looks Irish to me, but haven't a clue what it is or whom it's for.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

It says "Eireann" on it, so definitely Irish.

Got it ... Irish police badge, the Garda Síochána. It's post-war since the Garda wasn't formed until 1922.



All I can say is thankyou. Every question I have asked on this forum has been answered and everytime I am amazed at the knowledge thatcomes with the answers. Just need to find out who it belonged to now.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Andy, Have you come across any reason why your family would have had this cap badge among their paper work ?

I also wounder about the quality of the badge, its looks like a copy, or could it be a very early one. If you follow the link below, you may be able to contact some one who will be able to advise you better on its age.



Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Create New...