Vehicle designation plate of the 1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron : Sapper E K Burke

Place Middle East: Mesopotamia
Accession Number RELAWM01069
Collection type Technology
Object type Vehicle
Physical description Tin
Location Main Bld: First World War Gallery: Sinai Palestine 1918: Final Battles
Maker Unknown
Place made Mesopotamia
Date made 1918-1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Painted tin vehicle designation plate divided horizontally white over blue ( the colours of signals units) with a brown kangaroo, facing proper right, superimposed over the centre.

History / Summary

This designation plate was attached to a vehicle of the 1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron, one of the three units from this country to serve in Mesopotamia.