From the Collection of Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum 37 - 39 Pall Mall Bendigo Victoria
- Timber frame, mid brown with glass front, dark green mount. Discharge Certificate for ANTHONY NEWMAN printed in black & red colour on cream coloured paper, features the Royal coat of arms mounted on 2 columns all in red ink. Illustrated in black is Britannia holding a Union Jack flag & facing 2 soldiers who are presenting arms. At the bottom is a scroll with the recipients name written in black ink. Block print label mounted within dark green mount, centre lower edge.
- Frame: L 57.5 x W 55.5 x D 2; Certificate: L 37 x W 34 cms
- documents - certificates
- ANTHONY NEWMAN No 3243 enlisted in the AIF on 28.10.1914 age 22 years 5 months in the 1st reinforcements 2nd FAB AIF as a Gunner. Embarked for Egypt 22.12.1914, embarked for Gallipoli 30.4.1915, transferred to 3rd FAB 6.9.1915. Hospitalised with Jaundice serious enough to be transferred to Malta then England, returned to unit 10.3.1916. Transferred to 12th FAB 26.3.1916 then to 4th Div AHQ 31.3.1916. Embarked for France 2.6.1916, discharged from the AIF 10.5.1919 medically unfit.
- Within the red scroll border:
Australian Imperial Force
Served with honour & was disabled in the Great War.
Honourably discharged on 10.5.1919
George R I
Label centre lower edge:
Regt No 3243 2nd FAB
Discharged 10.5.1919 medically unfit.
Donated by R Fair.
Stamped at the bottom:
- 28 Nov 2018 at 12:30PM