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Receipt - Commonwealth of Australia, Duplicate Badge, 11 Apr 1929 Document Reg. No: HT 13727

Summary:
Receipt for six shillings for duplicate badge issued to Annie Kemp, widow of Pte Albert Edward Kemp, who was killed in action in 1917, during World War I.

Although the date is difficult to decipher, it would have been issued on 11 April 1929. Private Kemp's records in the National Archives indicate that on 11 April 1929 a duplicate 'NFR badge' was issued, and it cites receipt no. 305293 - the number on this receipt.

Museum Victoria holds two medals for Private Kemp: Victory 1914-1918 and the British War Medal. He was also issued the 1914-15 Star.
Description:
Sheet of off-white paper, printed. Appears to have been removed from a receipt book as a line/perforations for removal are visible on the left. Australian coat of arms at top centre. Completed by hand, in pencil; blue ink stamp at lower right.

Rust in upper left corner from earlier paper clip.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.20 cm (Width), 10.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, death mourning, world war i 1914-1918, making history - kemp mourning collection
Themes this item is part of: 6th Battalion Diary Extract, September 1917, Albert Edward Kemp Mourning Collection, Albert Edward Kemp, AIF (1884-1917), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
Inscriptions: Text: 'COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / D No. 305293 / Melbourne / 11th April 1929 / Received from Mrs. Kemp / the sum of - pounds / six shillings and - pence / being Do [ie. ditto or duplicate] ? R Badge Pte A. E. Kemp 6 Btn / [signature, illegible] / Receiver Public Moneys / Defence Dept 3rd [?] Military District'.
Author: Department of Defence, 11 Apr 1929

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