Winston Churchill ‘Limbless Soldiers’ fund pin, Luke – Melbourne, c. 1944
Gilt metal pin bearing the image of Winston Churchill. & cigar, inscribed to the back ‘LIMBLESS SOLDIERS / K. G. LUKE’
Pin 40mm long 20mm head
good condition with minor darkening of metal
The Limbless Soldiers Fund was formed in 1921 to raise funds for those maimed in WWI. With the outbreak of WWII, and the subsequent repeat of history, the appeal was renewed, with these pins being distributed so donors could show their support of the patriotic cause.