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Badge - Junior Legacy Club Badge

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Bronze lapel pin x 2 with the Legacy torch and the words Junior Legacy.
Size
17 x 12 mm
Object Registration
01711
Keywords
junior legatee
Historical information
An example of a Junior Legacy Badge. 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.
It was part of a collection of Legacy items from Valma Hutchinson (nee Wigg), a former junior legatee. Valma was accepted into Junior Legacy club in 1940.
Significance
A record of the badge given to junior legatees when they joined Legacy.
Last updated
3 Mar 2020 at 12:34PM