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

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