Alternative Name(s): Pin, Button

World War I era fundraising badge associated with the Adelaide Y.M.C.A.

The Y.M.C.A. held several appeals in South Australia, beginning in 1915 and continuing for rest of the war. Although the badge has a strong South Australian link it is possible that the fundraising drives were nationwide.

Physical Description

Round metal badge in red, white, green and blue. Green border, white centre with Union Jack. Words round edge "ACTIVE SERVICE AT HOME & ABROAD" Under flag "ADELAIDE / Y.M.C.A" In outer, lower rim "COPTRIGHT REGD" Pin at back fits into slot.

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