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Australia: Anzac Day commemoration star-shaped fund-raising pin ND, 1919; by A. W. Patrick; size: 3.2 x 3.2cm; weight: 0.45g. 7-pointed star w/Australia at center & legend "Les
Item code: 0133238

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Sales price $75.00
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Australia: Anzac Day commemoration star-shaped fund-raising pin ND, 1919; by A. W. Patrick; size: 3.2 x 3.2cm; weight: 0.45g. 7-pointed star w/Australia at center & legend "Lest We Forget", within wreath & date April 25th 1915 on ribbon device; different campaigns of Australian forces in WWI listed around. Day commemorates date of Australian & NZ forces landing at Gallipoli (originally a festive occasion, in 1915); during WWI & after, such emblems were worn to express patriotism, & sold to raise funds for the war effort, medical aid for servicemen, assisting widows & children of deceased soldiers.