Colour Patch : 2 Lieutenant H M Lanser, 1 Battalion, AIF

Accession Number REL23707.002
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Colour Patch
Physical description Wool flannel
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made 1915-1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Horizontally aligned rectangular patch, for 1 Battalion AIF, divided horizontally across centre, black over dark green.

History / Summary

Worn as a distinguishing unit indication at the head of each sleeve from 1915. This particular patch was worn by 2 Lieutenant Henry Miller Lanser. He enlisted on 2 September 1914 and was killed in action at Flers in France on 5 November 1916, at the age of twenty six.