Souvenir ashtray from Armentieres : Lieutenant E T R Reynolds, 29 Company Army Service Corps, AIF

Place Europe: France, Nord Pas de Calais, Nord, Lille, Armentieres
Accession Number REL29520
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Copper; brass
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made c 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Copper ashtray with brass crest for the town of Armentieres, France. The crest is supported by a wreath of oak and laurel and surmounted by a crown which looks like a fortified town. The shield contains a sun and moon above a fleur-de-lis.The name of the town 'ARMENTIERES' is written within a scroll beneath the coat of arms.

History / Summary

Associated with Lieutenant Edward Thomas Russell Reynolds who served with 15 Depot Unit of Supply and with 29 Company, Australian Service Corps. He returned to Australia on 2 March 1919.