Historical information

Sgt Jack Grinton No 1043, 38th Batt AIF. Part of the Grinton collection which included hundreds of negatives and developed photos that he took during the War. Refer Cat No 1280 for service details. Refer 1317P, 1320P.

Physical description

.1) RSL membership badge, two figures in centre, crown at top with membership clip "75" denoting membership paid 1975. Brass plate, pin backing for clothing.
.2) Badge, polished gold colour. Small map of Australia over oval shape with soldier in centre. Surrounding are scrolls and leaf arrangement. Engraved on rear. Attached to black silk material with 2 metal shields.
.3) Black silk material ribbon with one metal shield as in .2.

Inscriptions & markings

.1) "V64223"
.2) "Presented to Sgt JW Grinton from Tragowel friends for duty bravely done. Great War 1914-1918"