Religious pendant : Corporal T A Lupton

Place Oceania: New Guinea1
Accession Number REL32701
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Metal, Paint, Perspex
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1941-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Heart shaped perspex pendant with inset gold coloured crucifix. The back of the pendant has been painted blue. A piece of wire is looped through a small hole at the top of the pendant.

History / Summary

Religous pendant made from aircraft wreckage, brought back to Australia by NX194671 Corporal Thomas Albert Lupton. Born in Bankstown, NSW on 7 September 1919, Lupton enlisted on 1 April 1941. He was discharged from 11 Field Ambulance on 5 December 1945.