World War One Rejected Volunteers' Association of New South Wales badge, ca. 1916

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World War One Rejected Volunteers' Association of New South Wales badge, ca. 1916

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R 2055 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 2, Shelf 38

Record identifier

1JkmXeVY

World War One Rejected Volunteers' Association of New South Wales badge, ca. 1916

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World War One Rejected Volunteers' Association of New South Wales badge, ca. 1916

Full title

World War One Rejected Volunteers' Association of New South Wales badge, ca. 1916

Date

ca. 1916

Call Numbers

R 2055 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 2, Shelf 38

Record Identifier

1JkmXeVY

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1 wartime badge - 2.5 x 3.3 cm - sterling silver

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Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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The badge displays the letters 'RVA' in the centre. Above these letters is the statement, 'FOR EMPIRE' and below is written 'N.S.W.' Two small scrolls are attached to the top and bottom of the badge. A small circle is joined to either side. On the back of the badge there is engraved the number 1953, presumably the member number of the individual wh...

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World War One Rejected Volunteers' Association of New South Wales badge, ca. 1916

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NOTES

General note

State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I realia

Digital order no:Album ID : 1020894

Signature / Inscriptions

'Amor Stg Silver' stamped and' 1953' engraved on verso

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

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Life Interrupted: Personal Diaries from World War I

Life interrupted : Gallipoli moments

Administrative / Biographical history

During World War One these badges were a recognisable indication that the wearer had attempted to voluntarily enlist for military service for Australian and the British Empire. They were issued to men who had been officially deemed medically unfit for duty. During the course of the War, the Rejected Volunteers' Association was established in variou...

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R 2055 , Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 2, Shelf 38

Record Identifier

1JkmXeVY

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1JkmXeVY

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1017316

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