|Physical description||Brass, Enamel, Silver-plated metal|
C. Bentley Ltd
Second World War, 1939-1945
Air Raid Precaution Personnel Badge : Transport Officer
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 "TRANSPORT OFFICER" in smaller letters with blue enamel fill. The rear of the badge is fitted with a pair of suspension loops with brass holders, one of which is missing. Cast into the rear are the words "ISSUED BY STATE ENERGENCY COUNCIL" and "BENTLEY", while the serial number 65 has been impressed above the suspension loops.
Air Raid Precaution label badge issued by the State Emergency Council of Victoria during the Second World War, and worn by ARP members responsible for transporting ARP members and materiel to the site of an air raid.