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Badge - I Will Help Until The War Is Won

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

Description
.1 A metal badge with a gold rim, a dark gold background, a cream-coloured map of Australia with red printing and five stars representing the Southern Cross (one smaller star may represent Tasmania). The badge has a metal clip at the back and is somewhat rusted.
.2 as above
Size
Diameter: 2 cm.
Object Registration
002636
Keywords
world war one, history of warrnambool, lady mayoress’ fund
Historical information
These badges were produced in 1917 to provide funds for the Lady Mayoress’ Fund during World War One. This fund was largely involved in funding canteens and other comforts for the servicemen during World War One.
When Made
1917
Made By
Stokes & Sons (?) (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
I will help until the war is won
Copyright S & S (?)
Last updated
20 Jan 2020 at 12:42PM