WW1 matchbox sleeve

Contributed by Peter

This is my Grandfathers, Martin Lawler WW1 cap badge mounted on a matchbox sleeve.
It was made for him by a friend of his. On his discharge certificate it states he was first posted to the Worcester Regiment and then the Machine Gun Corps. He served three years 198 days, he was discharge on 31.3.1919 his discharge certificate was signed by a C.S.Lewis.He lived to 95, he used to tell me about his time in the 1st world war. he was a amazing man,

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  • 1. At 11:39 on 17 June 2012, Philt wrote:

    my father-in-law also has one of these that his brother had. Does anybody know who actually made them & how many might have been made please?

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