badge; "Women's Voluntary Service (W.V.S)."

Dingley, W J Ltd
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Silver badge with red letters showing a crown over a square in which is the inscription "WVS Civil Defence". (WVS = Women's Voluntary Services). In Feb 1939 the WVS became the Women's Voluntary Service for Civil Defence and a new badge (this one) was issued. This one has a white box with it.
The Women’s Voluntary Services (WVS) was established in 1938 and they acted as a support for the Air Raid Precaution Services.

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enamelling:front:"WVS/ CIVIL/ DEFENCE"
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 3.2cm (L 1 1/4")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:W 2.1cm (W 13/16")
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