Badges, military; [?]; 1914-1918; 2011.152

Name/Title

Badges, military

About this object

Military badges; four New Zealand Rifle Brigade badges, dating to World War One.

The New Zealand Rifle Brigade (Earl of Liverpool's Own), affectionately known as The Dinks, was formed on 1 May 1915 as the 3rd Brigade of the New Zealand Division, part of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. During the first World War it fought in Egypt, against the Senussi, and then on the Western Front. It was disbanded on 4 February 1919.

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1914-1918

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks

Cast: "NZRB"

Measurements

h 6mm x l 53mm x w 22mm (each)
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

modern history, 20th century, World War I (1914-1918)

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

personal effect

Object number

2011.152

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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