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Badge - Demobilised Soldiers Association, Australia, 1914-1919 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35479

Summary:
Demobilised Soldiers Association badge Australia, 1914-1919.

The Association represented soldiers once they had returned from duty.
Description:
An enamelled blue crowned round badge with two lugs on back. The obverse has at the centre a soldier in uniform carrying rifles advancing to right within an olive wreath; below, the Australian flag as a shield; around on a blue background, DEMOBILISED SOLDIERS ASSOCIATION.The reverse is stamped 1789 and has the makers name, STOKES & SONS / MELB
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 40 mm (Height), 28 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war i 1914-1918
Themes this item is part of: Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: identification
DateEra: 1914-1919 AD
Obverse Description: At the centre a soldier in uniform carrying rifles advancing to right within an olive wreath; below, the Australian flag as a shield; around on a blue background, DEMOBILISED SOLDIERS ASSOCIATION.
Reverse Description: The reverse is stamped 1789 and has the makers name, STOKES & SONS / MELB
Inscriptions: DEMOBILISED SOLDIERS ASSOCIATION
STOKES & SONS / MELB
Material: Bronze and Enamel
Issued By: Australia, 1914-1919
Manufacturer: Stokes & Sons, Australia, 1914-1919
Organisation Named: Demobilised Soldiers Association

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