Female Relatives Badge inscribed with the date 1942 and number A [1?] 22003. It was manufactured by Angus & Coote.
The Female Relative Badge was issued to the wife and/or mother or nearest female relative of Australians who were on active service abroad during World War II. Each star on the badge represents a son or relative on active service.
Circular badge with a central wreath surmounted by a crown. Within the wreath is the inscription 'TO THE WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA', with another wreath within containing an outline of Australia. A bar with a central star is suspended below the main badge. The reverse is impressed with a serial number and the maker's details. A safety pin on a chain is attached to the reverse.
The reverse bears an impressed serial number 'A [1?] 22003'. It is further marked 'ISSUED BY THE CWLTH GOVT/ ANGUS & COOTE / 1942'.
Type of item
25 mm (Width), 7 mm (Depth), 37 mm (Height)
Chain is 54 mm long.