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Badge - Membership, Returned Sailors & Soldiers Imperial League, Australia, circa 1920 Reg. No: NU 35284
- Returned Sailors & Soldiers Imperial League Membership Badge issued in Australia, circa 1920.
The current version of this badge, introduced in 1990, is known as the Returned & Services League badge.
It is to be "worn in honour only by those who have rendered service in the armed forces of the Crown or its allies".
- A crowned shield shaped enamelled red, white and blue badge with lugs removed from back. The obverse depicts a sailor and a soldier with rifles, below on a red ribbon, AUSTRALIA around on a blue background, RETURNED SAILORS & SOLDIERS . IMPERIAL LEAGUE . The reverse has been stamped, V 42060 and has the makers name, STOKES & SONS / MELB.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
|Dimensions:||24 mm (Height), 18 mm (Width)|
|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|
|DateEra:||circa 1920 AD|
|Obverse Description:||At centre, a sailor and a soldier with rifles, below on a red ribbon, AUSTRALIA around on a blue background, RETURNED SAILORS & SOLDIERS . IMPERIAL LEAGUE .|
|Reverse Description:||Stamped, V 42060 and has the makers name, STOKES & SONS / MELB.|
|Issued By:||Returned Sailors & Soldiers Imperial League of Australia (RSSILA), Australia, circa 1920|
|Manufacturer:||Stokes & Sons, Australia, circa 1920|
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