Museum logo
Museum logo

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object ID # 1955.012.022
Object Name Button, Military
Title Brass Button
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1918
Place of Origin Canada
Description Canadian Military button. Brass and convex. This item dates from the First World War. It belonged to Arthur Husband, of Kemble, Ontario. "CANADA" is embossed above a garter that is surmounted with a royal crown.
Provenance Most likely used by Arthur Clifford Husband of Kemble, Grey County, who served overseas in World War I. He returned from the war, but drowned in 1920.

Subsequently owned by his mother, Mary Husband (neé Fraser), who died not long after her son's death. Last owned by Alice Husband (neé Gilbert), the second wife of Charles Husband (Arthur's father).
Collection Military, 20th-c Collection
Material Brass
Found Kemble, Township of Georgian Bluffs, Grey County
People Husband, Arthur
Husband, Charles
Subjects Military uniforms
Buttons (Fasteners)
World War I (First World War/The Great War)