|Object ID #||1955.012.022|
|Object Name||Button, Military|
|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.|
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|
|Found||Kemble, Township of Georgian Bluffs, Grey County|
World War I (First World War/The Great War)