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Enamelled Czechoslovak Field Ambulance badge

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creationcirca 1939-1945
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria
Object ID2013.004.006
CreatorCzechoslovak Army [issued by]
Place of CreationEngland
DescriptionEnamelled Czechoslovak Field Ambulance badge in shape of shield. Dark bronze coloured metal. Coat-of-arms featuring Bohemian lion with small Slovakian double cross and mountain shield and serpent entwined rod. Coat-of-arms superimposed over red cross on white background. Banner containing text on top and bottom. Straight pin and clasp on reverse. 
Materials/Techniquesenamelled metal
Measurements3.7 x 2.7 cm
InscriptionsTop: ENGLAND
Bottom: CZECHOSLOVAK FIELD AMBULANCE
Reverse: H.W. Miller Ltd B'Ham
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2013 by Barbara Eisinger. 

Acquired by the donor's father, Bedrich Eisinger, during his military service in the Czechoslovak Army exiled in Britain.
 
Classificationbadges
Legal Statuspermanent collection