Name/TitlePlaque [Lodge Owaka 180]
About this objectPlaque; a plaque reading: 'This Diploma / is / in honour of those Brethren / who served in World Wars 1 & 2 / Also / In memory of / Bro. John Hourston / Bro. Alex McNeil / who paid the supreme sacrifice / at World War 1 / Lodge Owaka / No.180'. The text is hand painted in gold on a scroll shaped piece of wood, which is attached to a heavy block of wood.
Date Made20th century
Medium and Materialsorganic, vegetal, wood.
Inscription and MarksPainted: 'THIS DIPLOMA / IS / In Honour of those Brethren / who served in World Wars 1&2 / ALSO / in MEMORY of / Bro. John Hourston / Bro. Alex McNeil / who Paid the Supreme Sacrifice / at World War 1. / LODGE OWAKA / No. 180'
Measurementsh 435mm x l 355mm x w 35mm
Subject and Association KeywordsSocieties: secret, benevolent, etc, Freemasons
Credit LineFrom the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"