Sweetheart tie pin : Lieutenant R V Frazer, 7 Field Artillery Brigade, AIF

Accession Number REL24617.001
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Glass enamel, Gold
Maker Harrods, London
Place made Australia
Date made 1914-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Small enamelled Rising Sun badge mounted on a gold tie pin. The reverse of pin is impressed 'A55' and the reverse of badge '15 CT'.

History / Summary

Associated with the service of 18663, Lieutenant Robert Victor Frazer, 6 Battery, 7 Field Artillery Brigade. Frazer, an auditor of Kensington, NSW, enlisted on 22 November 1915 aged 21 and returned to Australia on 23 July 1919. A Forward Observation Officer, Frazer was awarded the Military Cross for moving forward into a conspicious and dangerous observation position during operations at Passchendaele on 4 October 1917, capturing papers from a wounded German staff officer and returning with a full report, despite being wounded.