Button badge - RSS
1918 See full details
Paper and celluloid button badge for RSS (Returned Sailors and Soldiers). Obv: 2 flags "R.S.S. Day 25 May 18" Rev: Pin
CH classification NUMISMATICS (MEDALS AND OTHER) Badges Civil button badge
printed tin; red, white, blue, yellow
History and use
This badge commemorates Returned Sailors and Soldiers Day, held in May 1918 by the RSSILA (later RSL). Special 'days' were commonly used during World War 1 for fundraisers - thousands of such days were held during the four years of the War.