Badge, R.S.S.I.L.A.

Production date
1916-1940
Country
Australia
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Object detail

Description
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'
Classification
CH classification NUMISMATICS (MEDALS AND OTHER) Badges Civil lapel badge
Production date
1916-1940
Production place
Measurements
40 x 30 x 10
Media/Materials description
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.
Registration number
N7036

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