Brass maple leaf shaped First World War badge with a stag head embossed in the middle; the number "72" is embossed just above the stag head."Cuidich’n Rich" or "Help the King" is embossed below on a banner. "OVERSEAS" is embossed on the left side of the maple leaf, "BATTALION" is on the right; and "CANADA" is on the bottom. The left side of the leaf is dented towards the back. The spots for a pin at the back appear to be broken off.