Historical information

Buttons from Mr William Donald McDonald. He trained for 5 years with Armstrong Tailors He had a tailor’s shop at the southern end of Liebig St before World War 1. On returning from overseas war service, he was employed by Warrnambool City Council as a gas meter reader. He was later promoted to office staff. He died in 1947.


A common item which is linked to a Warrnambool business and person.

Physical description

Four small silver metal buttons with recessed shank. Embossed on front surface with lettering. Stitched to light card.

Inscriptions & markings

W McDonald Warrnambool.