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From the Collection of Clunes Museum 36 Fraser Street Clunes Victoria

Description
5 year white metal badge for Victorian Local Forces, issued to W. Bennett. Circular badge with wreath around outside, crown on top, diagonal cross with stars on each point. Large circle inscribed "Local Forces", centre dome has 2 guns crossed, issued 1880
Size
5cm dia
Object Registration
3885
Keywords
policing, goverment agency, service recognition
Historical information
Victorian Volunteer Forces (1854)-1884. The Victorian Volunteer Forces became the primary defence forces of the Colony of Victoria after the withdrawal of the Imperial troops in 1870. The Victorian Volunteer Forces were disbanded in 1884
When Made
c1880
Inscriptions & Markings
Outer Circle;
Five Years Badge
Small circle: Local Forces
Last updated
2 Mar 2020 at 5:19PM