United States of America flag, used by US Marines in Guadalcanal campaign - 1942

Object Type
Flags and signage/Flag
Date Used
1942
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Brief Description
Flag representing the United States of America. This flag contains white 48 stars on a blue background in the upper left section whilst the rest of the flag contains 13 red and white horizontal stripes. The flag was carried by Private First Class Spero Brandy of the United States Service and Supply Company, 1st Service Battalion, First Marine Division. Flag was flown over Guadalcanal in 1942.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 1050 W: 1700 D: 5mm (H: 41 5/16 W: 66 15/16 D: 3/16")
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Associated Person
Date Used
1942
Location
On display
Registration No
M11091
Credit Line
Anonymously donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum in 2004.

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