Badges of Ina Coralie Wilks (nee Healey); 1927-1994; 2011_31_2_1-10


Badges of Ina Coralie Wilks (nee Healey)

About this object

Collection of 10 badges. 1. Oval, brass & blue enamelling, ‘Diploma of Nursing’. Inscribed on back 'I C Healey,1932'. 2. Bar & star shaped medal, red & blue enamelling, ‘NZRN’ ( Registered Nurse). 3. 'NZ Branch The British Red Cross Society', round, blue & white enamelling with red cross in centre, on back inscribed 'I C Healey 4880 1927'. 4. Green enamelled silver bar, circle with star, Truby King, ‘Royal NZ Society For The Health of Women and Children’ written around circle, 'KHH' on star (Karitane). 5. Round, brass and enamelled blue outer circle & white cross in centre, 'N.Z.Registered Midwife' on blue circle, back inscribed 'I.C.Healey 3038 1931'. 6. Oval metal badge, enamelled scene on front with ‘Masterton Hospital Dare Quam Accipere’. 7. Blue and white enamelling and brass badge, Maltese cross in white, blue circle with words ‘The Auckland Hospital Board, N.Z. ‘ white centre with brass cross and anchor symbol, '1460' on back. 8. Round metal badge, enamelled burgundy outer circle with words ‘NZ Registered Maternity Nurse’, brass centre with blue cross, inscribed on back, 'I C Healey, R N < 1097, 1929'. 9. Badge of the 23 Battalion, green enamelled top half with number '23', black enamelled bottom half with 'BN', a brass fern frond in centre. 10. Gold identity bracelet, chain and link with oval disk, front reads, 'IC Healey' and back reads 'NZANS 9815', link stamped ‘Dourie SP’.

Date Made


Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials



1. 2.2cm length x 1.5cm width, 2. 3.3cm length x 4.3cm width, 3. 2cm diameter, 4. 4cm length x 2.7cm width, 5. 2.8cm diameter, 6. 2.9cm length x 2cm width, 7. 3.5cm square, 8. 2.8cm diameter, 9. 2.9cm diameter, 10. 3cm x .9cm badge with a 15cm chain.

Subject and Association Description

Badges INA CORALIE. Healey

Credit Line

Vernon Powell

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