Badge, lapel, enamelled brass showing armed sailor & soldier on shield, surmounted by crown. Words 'Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League Australia'. Reverse: 'Copyright / S16472 / Stokes & Sons / Melb'
CH classification NUMISMATICS (MEDALS AND OTHER) Badges Civil lapel badge
40 x 30 x 10
Brass (Metals - Non-Ferrous)
Enamel (Surface Treatments)
History and use
This badge signifies membership of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League Australia (RSSILA). Now known as the Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (RSL), the organisation was first established in 1916 to assist returning servicemen and women of World War 1.
RSL (Returned and Services League of Australia Limited) (estab. 1916)