Female relative badge : Mrs M Hutchins

Collection ID REL46813.001
Collection type Heraldry
Title Female relative badge : Mrs M Hutchins
Object type Badge
Maker Angus & Coote

Circular white metal badge with a wreath surmounted by a King's Crown. Inside is a map of Australian surrounded by another wreath and the words 'TO THE WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA'. Two bars with a total of seven brass Federation Stars are suspended from the main body. The number of stars represents the number of relatives involved in the war effort. A small metal chain is attached to the top of the badge, to which is attached a safety pin. The reverse is impressed with the serial number 'A127426' and above this are the raised words 'ISSUED BY THE C'WLTH GOVT'. Below the serial number are the impressed maker's details of 'ANGUS & COOTE' and 1942.

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