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

Production date
1916-1940
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Description
Badge, brass, crown with year attached over top of other crown on top of shield shape, white, blue & red enamelling, centre depicts 2 soldiers.
Classification
CH classification NUMISMATICS (MEDALS AND OTHER) Badges Military
Maker
Measurements
Max. H.25
Media/Materials description
Brass (Metals - Non-Ferrous)
Enamel (Surface Treatments)
History and use
This membership badge belonged to World War 1 veteran Major Charles William Scott French. The Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League Australia (RSSILA) is 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. The number 40 indicates membership in 1940.
Registration number
N7077

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