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

Production date
1922
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Description
Badge, black ribbon attached behind badge, crown at top with year displayed (attached over other crown); shield shape, blue, white & red enamelling, centre depicts 2 soldiers.
Classification
CH classification NUMISMATICS (MEDALS AND OTHER) Badges Military
Measurements
25 x 85 (with ribbon)
Media/Materials description
Brass (Metals - Non-Ferrous)
Enamel (Surface Treatments)
Ribbon
History and use
This membership badge belonged to World War 1 veteran Major Charles William Scott French. The badge is dated 1922 and 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
N7076

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