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Badge - Junior Legacy Melbourne Badge

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Tarnished lapel stick pin of the Legacy torch and the words Junior Legacy.
Size
55 x 20 mm
Object Registration
01705
Keywords
junior legatee
Historical information
An example of a Junior Legacy Badge, it has tarnished to this dark colour. These were worn by junior legatees. The age of the pin is not known, though it appears older than the 10 pins at 01704.
The badge of Legacy is the Torch and Wreath of Laurel. The Torch signifies the undying flame of service and sacrifice of those who gave their lives for their country. The Wreath of Laurel is the symbol of our remembrance of them.
Significance
A record of the badge given to junior legatees when they joined Legacy.
Inscriptions & Markings
Imprinted 'Stokes Melb' on reverse.
Last updated
18 Feb 2020 at 2:56PM