1st February 2023

New Finds

5th Infantry Battalion (Victorian Scottish Regiment)

Backmark: Stokes & Sons Melb. Pre 1963.



Staff Officers

Stokes Melb.

A Staff Officer assists a commander or in headquarters managing correspondence, such as preparing presentations and briefs, calendar management, travel bookings, administrative tasks and chasing returns. Whilst there are staff officers in all branches of defence, I think this is an army button.

The West Australian (Perth), 24th January 1942 page 4.

Australian Army, 12th April 1979 page 1.

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