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Badge of the 4th Waikato Mounted Rifles; 1968.38.12

Badge of the 4th Waikato Mounted Rifles; 1968.38.12
Name/Title
Badge of the 4th Waikato Mounted Rifles
About this object
The 4th (Waikato) Mounted Rifles formed in March 1911 and saw action in Gallipoli as part of the NZ Mounted Rifle Brigade (ANZAC Mounted Division) in Sinai & Palestine, 1916/19.
This badge is unusual and we are not sure what it is made of. Shell, bone, mother-of-pearl?

Inscription and Marks
LIBERTAS / SOLUM / ET NATALE / 4TH WAIKATO MOUNTED RIFLES inscribed along the wreath.
Subject and Association Description
War
World War 1
WW1
ANZAC

Object Type
Badge
Object number
1968.38.12

Tags

Alexander Gilbert Burgess
bond
Waikato Mounted Rifles
WW1


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