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Object / Artefact › History
  • Other titles
    • NZ National Service League badge, WW1 (descriptive name)
    • Help Disabled Soldiers .. Children of Fallen Soldiers ([title])
  • Description
    New Zealand National Service League badge, WW1
    button badge attached to printed card
    Badge: circular badge printed in red, white and blue; red shield at centre with initials “N.S.L.” and motto above: “FIGHTING MEN FIRST” on white ground with two narrow bands of red and blue around edge of badge; badge is attached to card with pin fastening
    Card: rectangular card printed on both side; printed on obverse in red (around edges) and grey/green at centre; reverse printing is in grey/green
    obverse: [main text] NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL SERVICE LEAGUE / Help Disabled Soldiers to help themselves and look after the Homes and Children of Fallen Soldiers. Price 1/-. All profits Go to Orphanage for Fallen Soldiers’ Children. / LADIES HELP OUR CAUSE
    reverse: main text: NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL SERVICE LEAGUE / Badge of Honour / KNOW AND HELP ONE ANOTHER IN CIVIL LIFE; on lhs a diagram of the badge of honour, a circular badge with NATIONAL SERVICE LEAGUE / 110 around edge and at centre: FOR SERVICE
  • Other Number
    2011.X.403
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2011.X.403
  • Notes
    New Zealand National Service League badge, WW1
    description: button badge attached to printed card
    Badge: circular badge printed in red, white and blue; red shield at centre with initials “N.S.L.” and motto above: “FIGHTING MEN FIRST” on white ground with two narrow bands of red and blue around edge of badge; badge is attached to card with pin fastening
    Card: rectangular card printed on both side; printed on obverse in red (around edges) and grey/green at centre; reverse printing is in grey/green
    obverse: [main text] NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL SERVICE LEAGUE / Help Disabled Soldiers to help themselves and look after the Homes and Children of Fallen Soldiers. Price 1/-. All profits Go to Orphanage for Fallen Soldiers’ Children. / LADIES HELP OUR CAUSE
    reverse: main text: NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL SERVICE LEAGUE / Badge of Honour / KNOW AND HELP ONE ANOTHER IN CIVIL LIFE; on lhs a diagram of the badge of honour, a circular badge with NATIONAL SERVICE LEAGUE / 110 around edge and at centre: FOR SERVICE
  • Event
    1914-1918
    WW1
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    [1914-1919]
    1 January 1914 to 31 December 1919
  • Subject category
  • Culture
    unknown
  • Production
    New Zealand National Service League (made for)
    Daily Times (printer)
    New Zealand
    [1914-1919]
    World War 1, 1914-18, Wars
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › unknown
    badge: metal, paper, plastic card: printed on cardboard
  • Classification
  • Classification Documents
    nomenclature
    Nomenclature 3.0 for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)
    2010  (nomenclature)
  • Record created
    2 June 2011

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