Collection of Military badges; J.R. Gaunt & Son; c.1914-1918; 2002_198_1-7


Collection of Military badges

About this object

1. 'Royal NZ Infantry Regiment Onward' cap badge, a kiwi surrounded by a wreath and a crown at top. 2. 'South Africa' brass badge, a spade and pick axe. 3. '19' number badge. 4. 11th North Auckland Mounted Rifle collar badge. Boars head surrounded by a wreath and motto 'Kia Tupato' or be cautious. 5. Sweetheart brooch 'FXXXV Reinforcements' (35 Rfm F Coy) Two crossed rifles and crowned wreath surrounds the letters. Sterling silver with 9C gold letters. 6. '15th North Auckland Pour Devoir' circle badge, wreath and crown surrounds '15'. Made by JR Gaunt London. 7. Ladies rose brooch with pin at back and scroll trellis work behind rose.


J.R. Gaunt & Son

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

United Kingdom

Medium and Materials

brass, silver, gold


1. 5cm length x 3.8cm width, 2. 5.4cm length x 1.6cm width, 3. 1.7cm length x 1.8cm width, 4. 3.8cm length x 3.1cm width, 5. 4.1cm length x 3.4cm width, 6. 2.4cm diameter, 7. 3.5cm length x 6cm width.

Subject and Association Description

Military badges, buttons, WW1

Credit Line

Mary Garmson Estate

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