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From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
.1 This is a circular metal badge with a painted green background with red printing and a cream-coloured image of a winged female figure. The badge has a metal clip on the back.
.2 as above except that the painted material is more faded
Size
.1 and .2 Diameter: 2 cm.
Object Registration
002615
Keywords
world war one, history of warrnambool, badges
Historical information
These badges appear to date from the World War One period. Badges such as these were sold at this time to aid the war effort in Australia and the proceeds were mainly used to provide comforts for servicemen in Australia and abroad.
When Made
Early 20th century
Significance
These badges have no known local provenance but are retained as examples of World War One badges sold in Australia for the war effort.
Inscriptions & Markings
Charity
Last updated
17 Jan 2020 at 10:59AM