|Object type||Colour Patch|
|Physical description||Wool flannel|
First World War, 1914-1918
Colour Patch : 2 Lieutenant H M Lanser, 1 Battalion, AIF
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.