Metal badge with crown on top & bar underneath with one star
2 cm W x 3.5 cm H.
In the Second World War there was only one badge issued to the nearest female relative of members of the RAN, the Australian Imperial Force (including members of the Australian Army Nursing Service), and the Royal Australian Air Force on active service abroad. Stars displayed on a bar suspended below the badge represented the number of relatives involved in the war effort. Authority for the issue of the badge in the Second World War was issued under AIF Order 200 dated 14 February 1941.
Angus and Coote
Inscriptions & Markings
TO THE WOMAN OF AUSTRALIA'.
Map of Australia in centre of wreath.
On reverse side issued by the Commonwealth Government.
world war two, royal australian air force, australian imperial force, australian army nursing service