This is my Lourdes Badge Collection


While these badges are not actual military they are associated with and worn by personnel attending the International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes.  The first Pilgrimage was 1958 and a badge exists for each year since.  Generally a badge is produced for each year but some designs are carried over into subsequent years.  The badges are French made.

The 1958 badge has two images on each side, that can be seen when tilted.

1959 - 1979

1980 - 1999

2000 - Present

NOTE:  2008 was the 50th Anniversary year.