Market Lavington Museum

A Red Cross badge


Today we look at another item found by local metal detectorist, Norman, on the old recreation ground. It is a Red Cross Badge.

British Red Cross Society Badge found on the old recreation ground in Market Lavington

British Red Cross Society Badge found on the old recreation ground in Market Lavington

This, as we see, is a British Red Cross Society button badge and in remarkably good order for something found in the ground.

The badge measures about 2cm in diameter as we can see in this shot of the back.

The back of the badge

The back of the badge

The badge is made by J R Gaunt of Birmingham.

Maker's name

Maker’s name

We are not certain of the age of such a badge. Maybe somebody ‘out there’ can help.