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RARE Gold NZRB WW1 sweetheart badge to a casualty

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  • Closed: Sun 8 Jul 2012, 8:00 pm
Listing #: 489599139
This is probably the nicest example of a sweetheart badge I have seen.

This is deluxe example made of 9ct ct gold with the addition of the mans service number 23/1204.

James Taku Strachan

Rank Last Held

Lance Corporal

Serial No.

23/1204

First Known Rank

Rifleman

Next of Kin

George Strachan (father), Hewings Street, Timaru, New Zealand

Marital Status

Single

Enlistment Address

Telegraph-office, Timaru, New Zealand

Military District

Canterbury

Body on Embarkation

1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade

Embarkation Unit

D Company

Embarkation Date

9 October 1915

Place of Embarkation

Wellington, New Zealand

Transport

HMNZT 30
HMNZT 31
HMNZT 32
HMNZT 33
HMNZT 34

Vessel

Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo

Destination

Suez, Egypt

Page on Nominal Roll

699

Campaigns

Messines

Last Unit Served

New Zealand Rifle Brigade

Place of Death

France

Date of Death

7 June 1917

Cause of Death

Died of wounds

Cemetery Name
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Grave Reference
III. C. 145.
Biographical Notes
Son of Mr and Mrs G Strachan of Timaru, New Zealand

BADGE WILL NOT BE OFFERED IF NOT SOLD.

Shipping details

  • $10.00  Airmail to NZ
  • $5.00  Australia
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: Australia

Payment details

  • NZ bank deposit

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Closes: Sun 8 Jul, 8:00 pm. 2012 This auction used auto-extend.