Historical information

Most badges would have been collected during WWI

Physical description

Badges, varying in size from diam 2.2cm to diam 3.2cm. Total 31 badges. Each has a picture on the front and a plain metal back slightly rusting, with a sharp metal pin fastener.
ANZAC DAY (2); Hospital Day; British/Red Cross; King George's Day (Copyright); Allies for Freedom and Life; Australian Red/Cross Appeal/1918; I will help until the war is won (2); Hospital/Day/1918; Our fighting men/Australian Comforts Fund; Same 3.2cm diam; Wattle Day (3); Hospital Day/for charity; Discharged Soldiers' Fund/For our Returned Soldiers; French Red Cross; For/Our Own (2); Red Triangle/King/God/Country; Our/Day/Nation/& Honour; Servia/Syria/Armenia; Our Sailors' Day (2); Italian/Red Cross; For Our Fighting Men; ANZAC/Remembrance Day; Our/Day/Nation/& Honor; Three enamel badges:; 1. Red Cross/'Australian Red Cross Society'. Red Cross on white surrounded by annular blue enamel. Crown on top. Diam 1.7cm.; 2. 'Fathers'. Centre of badge brass on red enamel background. Reg No 20169 over 494. Diam 2.6cm.; 3. ARP 'Victoria/ARP/AG121/WARDEN. Crown on top. On rear: 'Issued by State Emergency Council'. H 3.0cm x W 2.6cm.

Inscriptions & markings

Refer photograph.