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Badge - Female Relative's Badge, Australia, 1914-1919 Reg. No: NU 35140
- Female Relative's Badge (without bar), issued by Australian Department of Defence, 1914-1919.
Issued to the wife and/or mother (or nearest female relative) of those on active service overseas during the World War I.
The badge without a bar indicated one relative on active service, bars were issued to indicate additional people serving.
- A crowned silver and blue enamel voided badge with pin on back. At centre within an oval, AIF; around on blue background, ISSUED BY DEPT. OF DEFENCE . TO WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA .; below, FOR DUTY DONE. The reverse is stamped 33237 the makers name an metal , Wm McLEAN & Co / MELB. / STG. SIL. at back of crown.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Dot Lynch, 1990
|Dimensions:||42 mm (Height), 29 mm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Has additional chain and pin attached to point where bar would have been added.|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918, 178749, 45067, 45066|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Secondary Classification:||Civilian Life|
|Obverse Description:||Within an oval, AIF; around on blue background, ISSUED BY DEPT. OF DEFENCE . TO WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA .; below, FOR DUTY DONE.|
|Reverse Description:||Stamped 33237; the makers name an metal , Wm McLEAN & Co / MELB. / STG. SIL. at back of crown.|
ISSUED BY DEPT. OF DEFENCE . TO WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA .
FOR DUTY DONE
Wm McLEAN & Co / MELB. / STG. SIL.
|Material:||Silver and Enamel|
|Issued By:||Department of Defence, Australia, 1914-1919|