Badge, Military New Zealand Engineers; J.R. Gaunt & Son; 1914-1918; WY.2000.12.4...

Name/Title

Badge, Military New Zealand Engineers

About this object

This is a New Zealand Engineers shoulder badge from World War One. The Engineers were the army’s skilled tradesmen, maintaining communications, railways, roads, water supply, bridges and transport, as well as building fortifications and maintaining weapons. Their overall aim was to assist the movement of friendly forces and obstruct the movement of enemy forces.

Maker

J.R. Gaunt & Son

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1914-1918

Period

1910s

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Birmingham

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, gold alloy

Inscription and Marks

Front of badge in centre circle:'NZE'
Around outer circle:'QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT'
Reverse of badge:'WY.2000.12.4.15'.

Measurements

h 5 mm x w 35 mm x d 20 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War One

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Object Type

accessories

Object number

WY.2000.12.4.15

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