Name/TitleCertificate [Ratanui Patriotic Committee]
About this objectCertificate; a certificate presented to the family of Corporal William Williamson, by the Ratanui Patriotic Committee 'as a token of the sympathy of the community and in grateful memory of a brave soldier who gave his life for freedom and right on the tenth day of February 1918'. The handwritten text is surrounded by an ornate, printed border, beneath images of the flags of New Zealand and the United Kingdom and a photograph of William Williamson, inserted behind an oval aperture.
MakerRatanui Patriotic Committee
Place MadeOceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Ratanui
Medium and Materialsprocessed material, paper; processed material, glass; organic, vegetal, wood; processed material, paper, cardboard.
Measurementsh 535mm x l 455mm x w 44mm
Subject and Association Keywordsmilitary science, war
Credit LineFrom the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"