This is one of the badges produced after the issued awards. They were given as replacements and to relatives of the injured Airman. These badges are themselves very scarce and only a small number were manufactured. There was only 639 original badges issued to badly burned Airmen of the R.A.F. who were treated by the famous pioneering surgeon Sir Archibald MacIndoe at East Grinstead Hospital.
Naval group with diaries and personal photographs ,paper clippings. Diaries well filled in. With Uniform insignia .France and Germany bar with rosette underneath. Included but not pictured is his Certificate Of Royal Navy Service paperwork and some letters.
Hallmarked badge. Rare original WW1 badge for the Highland Light Infantry featuring a Martini Henry breech loading rifle with letters HLI mounted on the rifle. Butt impressed with Birmingham Silver hallmarks for 1916 and maker letters 'ALLD' for Adie & Lovekin Ltd. 45mm wide. Pin present but minus retainer .
Given to mother's or female relatives of soldiers or nurses who had left Australia to serve during WWI. The service number of the soldier or service person is on the back. The additional bar hanging below is for an additional soldier or nurse. The right hand side of bar is secured with a safety pin.
Steel block wax seal with Intelligence Corp stamp and to reverse appears to be metal etched lines to the block for striking matches.Has metal chain for wearing round neck. Unsual item.