2nd February 2021

More tidbits

I have a fondness for dog buttons, but not this type!

The Sun (Sydney), 28th April 1920 page 1.

Pariah dogs are wild dogs. Proti is a barren Greek Island. However, I cannot confirm the veracity of this story.

An explanation for ‘unoffical’ buttons and badges.

The Telegraph (Brisbane), 30th November 1939 page 5.

The  2nd, AIF was the name given to the volunteer personnel of the Australian Army raised from 15th September 1939 by Robert Menzies. The initial rush of enlistments must have out-paced production of requirements. See  http://www.austbuttonhistory.com/trench-sweetheart-art-and-miscellany/#Unofficial_Uniform_Buttons