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Cloth badge

From the Collection of Australian Commando Association (Victoria) The Association does not have a museum or address available to the public. Victoria

Description
Circular cloth sew-on badge, black and white with stiched-on parachutist with red and white striped canopy; gold stitched border.
Size
75 mm.diameter
Object Registration
0115
Keywords
2 commando company - sky divers - early skydiving club - warren hutchings - australian skydiving- australian parachute federation
Historical information
The patch badge was worn on shirts by members of the 2 Commando Company Sky Divers, one of Victoria's and Australia's earliest Skydiving clubs. Formed in 1961 by Warren Hutchings within 2 Commando Company, members jumped under the auspices of the Army and RAAF.
Significance
One of the few military sponsored clubs, it was a pioneer in Australian skydiving before the advent of the Australian Parachute Federation.
Inscriptions & Markings
2 COMMANDO COMPANY SKY DIVERS
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM