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medal, commemorative

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  • Other titles
    Caledonian Patriotic Demonstration 1915, fundraising medal, WW1 (descriptive name)
  • Description
    Caledonian Patriotic Demonstration 1915: Belgian & British Relief Funds
    circular copper uniface medal with fixed loop suspension ring
    obverse: circular band with legend: CALEDONIAN PATRIOTIC DEMONSTRATION . 1915 . ; at centre illustration of Scottish thistle with words: . BELGIAN & BRITISH RELIEF FUND .
    reverse: engraved: OFFICIAL
  • Other Number
    nn#20, 2015.x.102
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
medal, commemorative, 2015.x.102
medal, commemorative, 2015.x.102

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2015.x.102
  • Notes
    Caledonian Patriotic Demonstration 1915: Belgian & British Relief Funds
    This is possibly a New Zealand or Australian fundraising badge.
    During late 1914 and early 1915 New Zealanders supported the Belgian and British Relief Fund, sending clothing, food and money. A variety of fundraising events were held and children were encouraged to forego treats sending the equivalent amount to the fund.
  • Event
    1914-1918
    WW1
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Subject category
  • Production
    (medallist)
    1915
    World War 1, 1914-18, wars
    George V (1910 - 1936), House of Windsor, English reign
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › [brass]
    Brass
  • Dimensions
    0 - Whole diameter : 29mm
    (diameter: 29mm)
  • Classification
  • Record created
    24 June 2015

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