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The First World War

War Workers Badge (1)

Description:

Official badge issued to female munition workers during the First World War.  This one was worn at the Gretna Munitions Plant.  The badge showed that the wearer was a recognised war worker.

 

The badge is an open triangle surrounding a crown.  It has the legend ON WAR SERVICE and the date 1916.

Place of Production:
J A Wylie & Co, London
Materials/Media:
brass
Dimensions:
Length:135mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
1986.245
Digital Number:
SRAC019n
Creation Date:
1916
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council