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Help with Medal notification

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Can anyone help with identifying this medal or what S. A. C. T & W Assn stands for. 


Thanks in advance



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A medal of the same type on Ebay seems to be of an Australian background.


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ss002d6252 is on the ball.  Lots of info also at:  https://collections.museumsvictoria.com.au/items/244975


Quite an event apparently ....."It was estimated that 29,000 people gathered at the Adelaide Oval for the South Australian Commercial Travellers and Warehousemens' Association fund-raising carnival on 17 October 1914. The carnival was intended to support the Mayor's Patriotic Fund, and medals such as this were sold to raise money..........." 

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Wow . Many Thanks for the very quick information. Did not know any history or information on it.

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