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The First World War

War Workers Badge

Description:

Official badge issued to male munition workers during the First World War.  This example was worn by one of the workers at the Gretna Munitions Plant.

 

It has the legend ON WAR SERVICE and the date 1915 surrounding a shield with three cannons and three cannon balls.

Place of Production:
J R Gaunt & Son, London
Materials/Media:
brass
Dimensions:
Length:42mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
1986.244
Digital Number:
SRAC018n
Creation Date:
1915
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council