Commemorative Badge issued by the Australian Hibernian Society in 1914. It was manufactured by Stokes & Sons, Melbourne. The Hibernian Australian Catholic Benefit Society was a church-based support network. It was founded in 1868 by a group of Irish immigrants.
A harp shaped gilt and green enamel badge with button hole lug on back. The obverse depicts an Irish harp, around on green background, A NATION ONCE AGAIN 1914. The reverse is stamped with the makers name, STOKES & SONS / MELB.
An Irish harp, around on green background, A NATION ONCE AGAIN 1914.
The reverse is stamped with the makers name, STOKES & SONS / MELB.
Donation from Harold Mower, 21 Nov 1991
A NATION ONCE AGAIN 1914 STOKES & SONS MELB.
Gilt and enamel
Type of item
18 mm (Width), 10 mm (Depth), 24 mm (Height)