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BADGES

Title

Old Contemptibles Association

Object Name

Badge

Date Made

18/1914
18/1914

Description

Badge with half moon fastening and a circular belt inscribed 'Old Contemptibles Association' across which a scroll inscirbed 'Aug 5 to Nov 22,' 1914. The whole is superimposed on crossed swords. Issue Number : 1346 G. The period Aug 5 to Nov 22 1914 was that of the heavy fighting in Northern France and Belgium.

Materials

bronzed

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O249.1974

Copyright

National Museums NI