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Mothers and Widows badge issued to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

2003.0003.0001

Mothers and Widows badge issued to the mother of 9956 Driver Alison Hope Oliver, AIF, who was killed in France

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A 'Mothers & Widows' badge. The badge is made from black cotton ribbon with a woven design, in yellow, red and white, showing wattle sprays, a 'Rising Sun' badge and "FOR AUSTRALIA". The ribbon is attached at the top to a white metal bar impressed on the front with laurel leaves and on the back with the serial number "7612". The back also has a brooch pin fitting. The lower edge of the ribbon is attached to another white metal bar bearing a seven pointed brass star attached with a split pin, signifying the loss of one male relative.

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