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Souvenir badge that commemorates the first flight from England to Australia by Ross and Keith Smith in 1919

1987.0030.0107

Souvenir badge that commemorates the first flight from England to Australia by Ross and Keith Smith in 1919

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Circular plastic-coated metal badge with a sepia photograph of Captain Ross Smith who has a smaller sepia photograph of Lieutenant Keith Smith beside him. The badge has a white background and a red border. 'FIRST ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN FLIGHT' is at the top; 'ARRIVED DEC. 10.' is above Captain Ross; 'CAPT. ROSS SMITH M.C. / D.F.C' is below Captain Ross; and 'ENGLAND NOV 12 - AUSTRALIA DEC 1919' is at the bottom. A pin is attached to the back.

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