Overseas Service Chevrons

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Introduced by AIF Order No.1053 of 4th January 1918, Overseas Service Chevrons were worn point upwards on the right forearm. These reproductions are made of wool thread embroidered onto a khaki wool backing. They consist of a single red, and five blue chevrons. Unwanted chevrons can be cut off.

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Introduced by AIF Order No.1053 of 4th January 1918, Overseas Service Chevrons were worn point upwards on the right forearm. The chevrons were awarded in two colours, red and blue. The first chevron being red if awarded for service before the 31st December 1914. All other chevrons awarded were blue.

Within the AIF the first chevron was earned on the date the individual left Australia. Additional chevrons were awarded for each successive aggregate period of 12 months service outside Australia.

These reproductions are made of wool thread embroidered onto a khaki wool backing. They consist of a single red, and five blue chevrons. Unwanted chevrons can be cut off.

Specifications

Material Wool
Width 58mm
Height 94mm
Affixed By Stitched
Authenticity Reproduction
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