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Badges - WW2 Sweetheart Badges

From the Collection of Lara RSL Sub Branch McClelland Ave Lara Victoria

7 x Sweetheart Badges - Heart, Star, Pearl Rising Sun Badge, and Resin Heart Badge.
Heart badge is made of two overlapping hearts from silver metal, and inscribed with "To My Darling Mother. New Guinea. 1944"
Star badge has a metal back, with a silvery white plastic 3D star on top.
Resin heart is on tortoiseshell backing, with pearl heart on top.
Pearl rising sun badge has pin on back, and plaque on front (not engraved).
Rising sun in resin
Pearl Horseshoe with picture of loved one
RAAF Badge in resin
Each approximately 4x4 cm
Object Registration
world war 2, world war two, sweetheart, badges, soldiers, girlfriends, wives, mothers, new guinea, star, heart, rising sun, raaf badge, horseshoe
Historical information
These sweetheart broaches have been donated individually to the Lara RSL over time. It is not known who donated each of them, nor who they belonged to.
Inscriptions & Markings
To my darling mother. New Guinea. 1944.
Last updated
19 Jul 2018 at 2:20PM