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Badges and Insignia

The 48th and 3rd Pioneer battalions had no colours (regimental flag) but had cap and collar badges.

Their mascot was a bear called "Bruno."

48th example 48th example 48th Officer
3rd example 3rd collar

A popular 'grizzly bear' pattern other ranks collar badge to the 3rd Canadian Pioneers (Babin E.1-3, Charlton 70-3-3-4) by Tiptaft but not maker marked.

3rd example