General Service badges

Badge of honour

The Australian Army has used The Rising Sun Badge since 1902. It was traditionally worn on the upturned brim of the army slouch hat. The new badges which have been in use since 1991, are branded Australian Army Forces.

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Nungarin Heritage Machinery and Army Museum

Army and local history, everything including the kitchen sink!

Between 1942 and 1962 Nungarin was a depot for Australian army personnel, supplies and machinery. The Museum is situated in the original Army Vehicle Workshop. When you visit the Museum watch a video...


26 Second Avenue
Nungarin WA 6490

Open Hours

7 days 9am - 4pm

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10 million lumens

Fancy a searchlight party? This searchlight gets used during Labour Day long weekends for the annual Nungarin Vintage Rally and Search Light Party. During World War II the 800,000 candela of power...

Nungarin AWAS

Women played an integral part in the war effort. This was Private Lynda Lynch’s uniform, when she served in the Nungarin Australian Women’s Army Service (AWAS). Lynda enlisted in the army in 1942 at...

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Nungarin Heritage Machinery and Army Museum
Nungarin Heritage Machinery and Army Museum
Between 1942 and 1962 Nungarin was a depot for Australian army personnel...
26 Second Avenue, Nungarin, WA 6490