Epaulette; 21-73

Name/Title

Epaulette

About this object

Epaulette that was worn on WW2 uniform. Khaki coloured material with the word New Zealand written in black lettering.

This epaulette was worn by Mervyn Charles Roger Atkin who served in the 3rd Division, 34th Battalion of the New Zealand Army in WW2. Regiment Number 68813.
Mervyn served in Fiji, Tongatabu, and New Calendonia. He was wounded across the chest by shrapnel and was hospitalised in Fiji. He came back to New Zealand and lived on Black Swamp Road, Mangawhai.

Measurements

L 7 cm W 2 cm

Object number

21-73

Rights

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