Buttons - Nurse's Uniform, World War I, Australia, 1915-1920 Reg. No: HT 25303
- A bag of 13 buttons (nine large and four small) and two Australia badges removed from Sister Selina Lily (Lil) Mackenzie's World War I nursing uniforms. The buttons, manufactured by Stokes & Sons of Melbourne, all feature an image of Australia under a crown and the legend 'Australian Military Forces'.
- Brass buttons, the obverse features an image of Australia under a crown, with text around the outside edge. The maker's mark is incised on the reverse. The 'Australia' badges are pierced metal letters in a curved line.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Rosemary McArthur, 2010
|Dimensions:||22 mm (Diameter)|
|Dimension Comment:||Large buttons|
|Tagged with:||world war i 1914-1918, nursing, service, medical corps, stokes sons ww2 buttons|
|Themes this item is part of:||Sister Selina Lily (Lil) McKenzie (1882-1972), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Inscriptions:||On obverse of buttons: AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES
On reverse of buttons: STOKES & SONS; MELB
|Manufacturer:||Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1914|
|Issued To:||Sister Selina Mackenzie, victoria, australia, circa 1914|
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