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A pair of red felt Womens' War Service Auxiliary shoulder emblems. " CANTEEN " is stencilled in white on both of them.
Media/Materials
Production Date
Circa 1940-1945
Subject Category
Credit Line
These badges were part of the uniform of Sybil Kate Baker who was a member of the WWSA - Waitara " Canteen " group. This group was a support service for the Waitara Home Guard and other military groups stationed at Waitara. They would provide morning teas and other meals for the men while they were on training exercises.
Accession No
TM.2002.164

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