Identity disc issued to Walter Spencer Sedgman, 1917

Identity disc – An object from the National Archives collection

Walter Sedgman, of Victoria, was killed in action in Belgium in 1917. His personal dossier contains numerous documents and items that detail his military career, including his identity disc. Sedgman’s is one of the many poignant stories in the National Archives collection of World War I service dossiers.

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