This flag is shrouded in mystery. It was reported to have been made early in the period when members of the 2/5 AGH were Prisoners of War in Poland.
It is believed that those involved in it's making were Don Mould, Barnie Benjamin, Alec Hellmrich, Fred Butterfield and Jim Kettle, although there may have been others. It is also believed that Jim Kettle played a big part in the sewing together of the components, as he was gifted in the art of tapestry.
The flag was seen at a reunion in 1946, where it is believed it was signed by about 70 people. The flag then seemed to disappear for a while, resurfacing at the Australian War Memorial in 2004.
The flag was donated to the Australian War Memorial by the Walgett RSL. Where it had been or who had posession of it between 1946 and 2004 is still a mystery.
67 names signed on the flag have been identified as being members of, or associated with, the 2/5 AGH.
A private display of the flag was organised by the 2/5 AGH Association in conjunction with the...