Military badges NZMR; 1899-1914; 1989_162_1-2

Name/Title

Military badges NZMR

About this object

1. Brass letter badge, 'N.Z.M.R.' New Zealand Mounted Rifles. 2. 11th North Auckland Mounted Rifles collar badge c.WW1. Boars head surrounded by a wreath, with banners above, 'XI KIA TUPATO NAMR'. 'Kia tupato' means 'Be cautious'. Both badges belonged to donors father Robert Sterling (Snr) of Sterling's Road who was in the North Auckland Mounted Rifles, which started for the Boer War in 1899. Badges are pre 1914.

Date Made

1899-1914

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

brass

Measurements

1. 1.2cm length x 4.9cm width x 1cm depth. 2. 3.9cm length x 2.8cm width x 1cm depth

Subject and Association Description

Badges NAMR

Credit Line

Robert Sterling Jnr

Object Type

badge

Object number

1989_162_1-2

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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A NZFA
badge
Brass
collar
letters
NZMR

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