Name/TitleCertificate of service [Private John Langmuir]
About this objectCertificate of service; a certificate presented to Private John Langmuir for his service in the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces. The ornate certificate consists of red and black printed imagery including the Roman goddess Minerva or Victoria, a soldier with a bayonet, lions, an eagle, battle ships, floral motifs, Maori designs and the Royal coat-of-arms of the United Kingdom.
The text reads: 'The Great War / 1914-1918 / Certificate of the Services in the / New Zealand Expeditionary Forces / of 46737 Private John Langmuir / Liverpool / Governor General / Theatres of War / In which actually served: / West European 1916-18 / Awarded / British War Medal / Victory Medal / Record of / War Service / In New Zealand 106 Days / Overseas 1 years, 306 days / Total Service 2 years 47 days / Date Commenced Duty: 7.2.1917 / Date Finally Discharged: 25.3.1919 / [signature] Minister of Defence'.
MakerHawcridge, Robert H
Medium and Materialsprocessed material, paper
processed material, glass
organic, vegetal, wood
Subject and Association Keywordsmodern history, 20th century, World War I (1914-1918)
Credit LineFrom the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".