Prisoner of war identity badge : Private M T Gronow, 2/18 Battalion

Unit 2/18th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Asia: Japan, Naoetsu
Accession Number REL23451
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Badge
Physical description Cotton drill
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1943-1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Small rectangle of khaki cotton drill with handwritten numbers on it in black ink '166'. The fabric is split and torn.

History / Summary

Issued to, and worn as an identity number by, NX56689 Mervyn Thomas Gronow of 2/18 Battalion while he was a prisoner of war at Naoetsu in Japan,