Australian Historical Medals


Lot 2869    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH MARCH)    Australian Historical Medals

Estimate $70
SOLD $90

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA FEDERATED, 1901, in gilt bronze (23mm) (C.1901/13); First Crossing of Blue Mountains, 1913, in bronze (23mm) (C.1913/2); Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Jubilee, 1918, in gilt and enamel (21mm) (C.1918/10); National Emergency Service, A.U.C.S.D.A. (Australasian Union Conference of Seventh Day Adventists), First Aid badge, WWII, in gilt and enamel (25x27.8mm), reverse numbered S620, by Amor Sydney, lapel fitting on reverse; also Great Britain, Edward VII, 1908, copy of a sovereign as an aluminium pendant. The third with spot of enamel missing, the fourth scarce, fine - very fine. (5)

During WWII the Seventh Day Adventists in Australasia formed themselves into a National Emergency Service capable of being called upon by government agencies. A register of Adventists in Australia and New Zealand was created and training classes instituted in a variety of areas including First Aid and Home Nursing.

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