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Badge - Returned from Active Service

From the Collection of Geelong RSL Sub Branch 50 Barwon Heads Road Belmont Victoria

Description
Diamond shape bronze badge - on the front a crown, an anchor, rising sun, and wings.
Underneath on a boomerang the words 'Returned from Active Service'.
Size
All sides 2.02cm x 0.01cm
Object Registration
GRSL209
Keywords
badge, returned from active service
Historical information
This badge was made in 1940 and has the number A12397, A indicated issued to an AIF member.
These badges were issued to all Returned from Active Service Personnel between 1940 and 2012.
When Made
1940
Significance
The badge is an original and has been issued to a member of the AIF on Return from Active Service.
Inscriptions & Markings
On the reverse - A12397, G & E Rodd 1940.
Last updated
6 Aug 2017 at 2:03PM