Bracelet made from a 1939 Australian florin coin attached to leather watch straps. Inscribed '5X . 619 / M / F.S. Laurie / 0.4', it relates to the World War II service of Captain Francis (Frank) Stewart Laurie.

Captain Francis Stewart Laurie served in the Australian Army (regimental #SX619) 17 Nov 1939 - 26 Oct 1945. He was born in Burnside, South Australia in 1917, and enlisted at Woodside, South Australia at the age of 22. He served in Tobruk and New Guinea, and attained the rank of captain. He was in the 9 Division AASC (Australian Army Service Corps) at the time of his discharge. His uniform and other personal effects were donated to Museum Victoria by his widow, Mrs Betty Laurie.

Physical Description

A 1939 Florin coin has had handles attached to left and right sides. To these have been attached the brown leather straps of a watch band. Brass buckle on strap has verdigris.

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