Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2015.x.102
Caledonian Patriotic Demonstration 1915: Belgian & British Relief Funds
This is possibly a New Zealand or Australian fundraising badge.
During late 1914 and early 1915 New Zealanders supported the Belgian and British Relief Fund, sending clothing, food and money. A variety of fundraising events were held and children were encouraged to forego treats sending the equivalent amount to the fund.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
World War 1, 1914-18, wars
George V (1910 - 1936), House of Windsor, English reign
0 - Whole diameter : 29mm
24 June 2015
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