Souvenir handkerchief from France : Private A S Smart, 19 Battalion, AIF

Place Europe: France
Accession Number REL30296
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Artificial silk
Maker Unknown
Place made France
Date made c 1915-1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Artificial silk handkerchief bound with green edging. The upper left corner is embroidered with the words ' Souvenir de France' below a violet. Surrounding the flower are the flags of Russia, the United Kingdom, Serbia, France, Italy and Belgium.

History / Summary

Associated with 6311 Private Alfred Samuel Smart. Smart enlisted on 6 April 1916 and served with 19 Battalion. He returned to Australia on 30 January 1918.

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