Historical information

The Patriotic Carnival was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) from the 20th to the 27th of October to raise funds for the support of returned servicemen and their families.

Physical description

Voided round gilt and enamel badge with pin on back. The front has the Melbourne Cricket Club logo, ‘MCC’ in red and white at the centre; around on blue background, ‘PATRIOTIC CARNIVAL 1917’. The reverse has the makers name, ‘STOKES & SONS MELB’.

Inscriptions & markings

Patriotic Carnival 1917 MCC