A symbol of service

A service chevron (to be worn on the uniform sleeve) was awarded for each year of overseas service; the certificate was intended to combat the problem of the fraudulent veteran.

Service chevron certificate issued to #690805 John McCallum, 116th Battalion, Toronto, Ontario, 22 January 1919.

certificate, 12.7cm x 8.2cm
War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
First World War