Circular metal tag worn by Corporal Laura Lawson during World War II.

Born in St Kilda in 1915, Laura Lawson enlisted in 1943 in the Australian Army Women's Medical Services (service number VFX126851). She was discharged on 24 Feb 1947, at the rank of Corporal. She was Mentioned in Dispatches twice: for her 'Distinguished services South-West Pacific Area'; and for 'Exceptional service in the field S.W.P. area.

Physical Description

Circular metal tag with hole at top centre. Roughly scratched inscription.

Obverse Description

VFX 126851 Lawson, L.A. C E

Reverse Description


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