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Badge, 1st Wigton Volunteer Artillery

Period:
19th Century
Description:

The 1st Wigton Volunteer Artillery was one of the many military volunteer groups established across Scotland during the 19th century.  Most were amalgamated into larger territorial army units after the Boer War.

 

Notice the older spelling of 'Wigtown'.

Materials/Media:
brass
Dimensions:
Diameter:57mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
1986.318
Digital Number:
SRAC021n
Creation Date:
1844-1900
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council