Badge, Jacks Day

Country
Australia
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Description
Badge, white enamel background, gold lettering, which is slightly off centre and green laurel wreath.
Classification
CH classification NUMISMATICS (MEDALS AND OTHER) Badges Commemorative
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Measurements
dia.25
Media/Materials description
Brass (Metals - Non-Ferrous)
History and use
Jacks Day was first organised in 1918 by the King George Fund to raise funds for naval servicemen and mercantile marine sailors and their dependants following their service during World War 1. Fundraising events were held over several weeks from November that year, with Jacks Day itself falling on 29 November. Jacks Day fundraising events were also held during World War 2.
Registration number
N7051

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