Historical information

A Legacy badge that was issued by some Clubs to widows, using the term Torch Bearer. Possibly from Legacy Club of Sydney.
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.
The card makes a tax deductible receipt.

Physical description

Enamel badge in the shape of the Legacy torch, it is made of gold coloured metal with white, red and blue enamel, and the words Torch Bearer in gold. Fastening is a safety pin style clasp.

Inscriptions & markings

Imprinted on reverse 'AJ Parkes' who were the manufacturer.