Rising Sun Badge

Date Posted:6 July 2015 

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The first Rising Sun Badge appeared in February 1902 after a badge was urgently sought for the Australian contingents raised after Federation for service in the South Africa War, it is widely accepted that the first version was a design by Major General Sir Edward Hutton from the British Army who was the newly appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Forces.  Today's Badge is the seventh pattern to be used and is widely known as the Australian Army Badge.

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