Cushion cover embroidered with Rising Sun badge : Gunner E L Jarrett, 7 Field Artillery Brigade, AIF

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England
Accession Number REL28821
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Cotton
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Black cushion cover with centre square hand embroidered with the Rising Sun badge in gold thread. Below the Rising Sun is a crown embroidered in blue, red and white with the words 'AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH MILITARY FORCES' underneath.

History / Summary

Associated with 18684 Gunner Edward Lawrence Jarrett who enlisted on the 17 November 1915 and served with 7 Field Artillery Brigade. He was wounded in battle in 1918 and spent time convalescing at Netley Red Cross Hospital, where he may have undertaken this embroidery as part of his rehabilitation. He returned to Australia on 2 March 1919.