Framed certificate, Record of War Service, Private Walter Gray; New Zealand Gove...

Name/Title

Framed certificate, Record of War Service, Private Walter Gray

About this object

A framed certificate of the services in the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces for Private Walter Gray, service number 23542.

Prior to enlisting Walter was a painter in Riverton. The Certificate records his service on the Western Front, one of the European theatres of war, arguably one of the most devastating campaigns of World War One for New Zealand. His duty commenced on 9 February 1916 and ended on 27 September 1916, upon his death in France. Walter was awarded the Victory Medal and British War Medal.

Maker

New Zealand Government

Maker Role

Issuing authority

Date Made

1918-1920

Period

1910s

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, paper
organic, processed material, paper, cardboard
organic, vegetal, wood
inorganic, processed material, glass

Measurements

h 360 mm x w 410 mm x d 22 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War One

Object Type

documents

Object number

RI.FW2021.042

Rights

Public Domain Public Domain

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