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From the Collection of Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum 37 - 39 Pall Mall Bendigo Victoria

Description
Gold painted, carved wooden eagle with red / white / blue USA flags under each outstretched wing & a stylised painted USA flag on a shield in its talons.
Mounted on a white painted board.
Size
Eagle: 91 x 29 x 5; Mounting: 99 x 35.5 x 2 ms
Object Registration
3396
Historical information
Presented to All Saints Church c.1942 - 1946 by American Servicemen stationed in Bendigo during WWII to commemorate American Troops who were sent to Bendigo to complete their allocated rest & recreation leave.
When Made
c.1942 - 1946
Made By
Soldiers of US Army (Maker)
Last updated
5 Sep 2019 at 10:25AM