Improvised sign, 56 Battalion, AIF, 'Verband Stelle' : La Flaque, France

Collection ID RELAWM00925
Collection type Heraldry
Title Improvised sign, 56 Battalion, AIF, 'Verband Stelle' : La Flaque, France
Object type Heraldry
Maker Unknown

Raw timber sign board, made from a section of wood cut from a single plank. The sign has the words 'Verband Stelle' [dressing post], painted in black, separated by a white circle, with a black border, containing a red cross. Above this in black letters are the words '56th Bn R.A.P. 16/8/18'. On the back of the sign in pencil are written the words; 'Australian War Museum 56th Battalion AIF 14th Aust Inf Bd 20.8.18. Board found on dugout used as RAP by 56 Batt. AIF at La Flaque near PROYART'.