Patriotic badge featuring King George V. Made in Australia, circa 1917.

Fund raising badges were popular at this time as World War I increased Australian's feelings of patriotism. Local communities would often band together and contribute to fund raising activities and events. Badges were sold to the public to raise money and support Australia's soldiers and its allies.

Obverse Description

Features a photograph of King George V in naval uniform and cap, facing.

Reverse Description

Pin for wearing.

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