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Identity Card - Document

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

Description
This is a buff-coloured card with black printing, handwriting and a stamp. It is enclosed in a cardboard envelope with a clear cellophane front.
Size
W 14.5 cm. H 10.2 cm.
Object Registration
002503
Keywords
identity cards, world war two, history of warrnambool
Historical information
This is an identity card from World War Two. In Australia every civilian person had to have an identity card during that time. These cards were established by the Federal Government in 1939 and continued until 1952. This identity card was issued to a member of the Stasinowsky family living in Warrnambool.
When Made
1940s
Significance
This item is retained as an example of an Australian World War Two identity card.
Inscriptions & Markings
Identity Card
Last updated
24 Jan 2020 at 11:26AM