Because of problem of unscrupulous individuals claiming veteran status, anyone wearing a War Service Badge after the Second World War also had to carry proof that they were entitled to wear it.
T.K. McDougall for Chief of the Air Staff, Royal Canadian Air Force, Ottawa, Ontario, to F/L D.A. Ward, Fort William, Ontario, 1 December 1945
War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
t.l.s., 20.1cm x 25.2cm