Colour patch : 2 Division Machine Gun Company and 22 Australian Machine Gun Company, AIF

Units
Accession Number RELAWM13307.054
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Colour Patch
Physical description Wool flannel
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1917-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Diamond shaped colour patch for 2 Division Machine Gun Company and 22 Australian Machine Gun Company, AIF, showing a central white diamond on a black background, below which are two crossed guns in yellow.

History / Summary

Worn as a distinguishing unit indication at the head of each sleeve from 1917. The two crossed guns were the patch of the Machine Gun Corps, although they was not worn by machine gun squadrons allotted to the Light Horse brigades.