From the Collection of Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum 37 - 39 Pall Mall Bendigo Victoria
- .1) White calico arm band secured with white elastic ARP printed in black on band.
.2) Navy felt arm band secured with black elastic. ARP printed on black on band.
- .1) L 23 x W 9; .2) L 16 x W 6 cms
- ARP stands for Air Raid Precautions. Wardens in the United Kingdom during WWII wore these bands & were responsible for enforcing blackouts, directing civilians to air raid shelters & managing air raid sirens.
Item re Frederick Gardner DAVEY DFC No 410533 RAAF.
Refer Reg No 3536P for his service details.
- 10 Oct 2019 at 11:54AM