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Fob - World War I, Returned From Service, Clifford Henry Nowell A.B., Victoria, 1919 Reg. No: NU 44560
- Alternative Name(s): Watch Chain Medallion
Nine carat gold presentation fob awarded to Clifford Henry Nowell, Able Seaman (A.B.), service number 1586, of the Royal Australian Navy to commemorate his safe return from service in World War I.
Nowell was born on 15 March 1894 at Camperdown, Victoria. He joined the Navy on 15 April 1912 and was discharged seven years later on 19 July 1919.
Such fobs normally had the name of the town or district issuing the piece to those returning after the war.
- A circular skeletal gold badge featuring the Australian Coat of Arms; around on border incuse, C.H.NOWELL A.B.
The reverse is hallmarked.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Trevor Plumridge, 1986
|Dimensions:||27 mm (Diameter)|
|Dimension Comment:||Outside diameter 27 mm|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, returned service fobs|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||military history|
|Obverse Description:||A circular skeletal gold badge featuring the Australian Coat of Arms; around on border incuse, C.H.NOWELL A.B.|
|Reverse Description:||The reverse is hallmarked.|
|Inscriptions:||Engraved: "C.H. NOWELL A.B."
Stamped on reverse: "R? / No 263 / ?9 W"
|Shape:||Round with loop|
|Issued By:||Australia, 1919|
|Awarded To:||Mr Clifford Nowell, Australia, 1919|