League of Soldiers Friends Membership Badge, Australia, circa 1918.
"The League of Soldiers' Friends was an Anglican organisation formed in Victoria during the early part of World War I and which continued operating throughout the interwar years. In total, the League raised £12,416 during the war. It was active again during the Second World War."
At centre, a soldier walking to left within a blue mitre on a white background; around on a red border, "LEAGUE OF SOLDIERS FRIENDS / TAKE CARE OF HIM".
The reverse has the makers name, "STOKES & SONS / MELB.".
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
circa 1918 AD
Obverse inscription reads: "LEAGUE OF SOLDIERS FRIENDS / TAKE CARE OF HIM". Reverse inscription reads: "STOKES & SONS MELB.".
Bronze and Enamel
Type of item
26 mm (Outside Diameter)
References: [Link 1] accessed Aug 2014.