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Women`s Voluntary Service badge from WWII

Silver square pin badge with red-embossed crown and “W.V.S Civil Defence”. It was worn by a relative of the Campbells of Cornaigbeg, while she was serving in the Women`s Voluntary Service on Tiree during World War 2. The WVS was set up to help local communities prepare for potential air attacks, but was also involved in the evacuation of children from cities, and the distribution of clothing and food to returning soldiers and the war-affected.

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Tiree in 100 Objects – 58 – WVS badge

The History of Tiree in 100 Objects

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Pedestal Unit 1: drawer 3
Current Location: normal location

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