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SA Union: Second World War: Loyal Service Badge

SA Union: Second World War: Loyal Service BadgeSA Union: Second World War: Loyal Service Badge
Form: Circular. Uniface
By: ?
Date: 1939-45
Ref:  Laidlaw: 1108;
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Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Coat of Arms if the Union of South Africa with antelope supporters, lion crest and motto: "Ex Unitate Vires". On a raised pebbled band on left: "FOR LOYAL SERVICE" and on right between stops: "VIR TROUE DIENS".

Reverse: Fitting for a lapel. Stamped with a unique number. This badge: "29/833".

Notes: Issued to South African service men and women who had been discharged from active service during the war as a result of illness or wounds.