ID number REL/15711.001
Title Air Raid Precaution Personnel Badge : Engineer
Collection Heraldry
Object type Badge
Maker C. Bentley Ltd
Place made Australia
Date made 1941-1945
Physical description
  • Brass;
  • Enamel;
  • Silver-plated metal;

Description

Silver plated shield-shaped lapel badge surmounted by the King's crown. Immediately below the crown is the word "VICTORIA" with red enamel fill, above a central panel with "ARP" in large letters on a red enamelled background, under which is "ENGINEER" in smaller letters with blue enamel fill. The rear of the badge is fitted with a pair of suspension loops with brass holders. Cast into the rear are the words "ISSUED BY STATE ENERGENCY COUNCIL" and "BENTLEY", while the serial number 65 has been impressed below the suspension loops.


Summary

Air Raid Precaution label badge issued by the State Emergency Council of Victoria, and worn by ARP members with engineering responsibilities.