Description: Colour Patch – 38th Battalion (The Bendigo Regiment)

Condition: Very Good/Near Mint

Comments: Colour Patch – 38th Battalion (The Bendigo Regiment). Full size. Now a scarce and highly desirable colour patch.

Reference: KG 874

The 38th Battalion was reraised in 1921 as the 38th Battalion (The Bendigo Regiment), the battalion was disbanded during World War II to provide men for other militia battalions. Reraised in 1948 as the 38th Battalion (Northern Victoria Regiment). The battalion was split in 1952 to help form the 59th Battalion. The battalion together with the 59th Battalion (The Hume Regiment) and the 8th/7th Battalion (The North Western Victorian Regiment) to form the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Victoria Regiment in 1960.