Uniform patch : Operation Acolyte, Commonwealth Games 2006

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne
Accession Number REL34686
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Cotton, Velcro
Maker Unknown
Date made 2006
Conflict Period 2000-2009

Blue woven uniform patch with the tri-service emblem and 'OPERATION ACOLYTE 2006 MELBOURNE COMMONWEALTH GAMES'. The back has a black velcro backing.

History / Summary

Woven uniform patch as worn by members of Operation Acolyte which involved 2,600 Australian Defence Force personnel, from across the three services, performing a range of specialist roles to provide security, ceremonial and general support for the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.