Armband [Team Worker, Emergency Precautions Scheme]

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New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs, Attributed to
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This armband was worn to identify members of the Emergency Precautions Scheme (EPS) in New Zealand during World War II. The volunteer members went on to use their Firefighting and first-aid skills in the aftermath of several natural disasters and led to the establishment of Civil Defence. This armband was worn by a Team Worker.
Calico fabric armband with hemmed edges. Printed in red and black on armband "TEAM [crown] WORKER / E.P.S. 8918".
TEAM [crown] WORKER / E.P.S. 8918 Printed
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New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. 1939-1945. Armband [Team Worker, Emergency Precautions Scheme], 2018.41. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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