This cap badge of the Royal Army Chaplains Department is part of the Intriguing History’s military cap badge collection.
It is black metal with the Star of David at it’s centre. It is topped by a King’s Crown, dates 1940 – 1955
The Department is unique in that it has two cap badges, one for it’s Christian officers and one for it’s Jewish officers, the one pictured here is for Jewish Officers.
All of the chaplains are commissioned officers and do not carry arms.
The department was formed in 1796.
If you would like to find out more about army chaplains, call for an appointment to visit the Army Chaplaincy Museum
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