Colour patch with ANZAC 'A' : Corporal L W A Breguet, 1st Division Signals

Place Europe: Western Front
Accession Number REL/13501.002
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Colour Patch
Physical description Brass; Wool flannel
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1915-1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918

Purple horizontally aligned rectangular colour patchfor 1 Divisional Signal Company, with brass 'A' in the centre, denoting Gallipoli service.

History / Summary

Worn at the head of the sleeve as a unit indicator by 2115 Corporal Leslie William A Breguet of 1 Divisional Signal Company. The brass 'A', approved for wear in 1917, denotes service on Gallipoli. Breguet enlisted on 19 April 1915 and served initially with 5 Battalion, AIF before transferring to signals. He returned to Australia on 21 March 1919.