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CERTIFICATE, FRAMED

From the Collection of Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum 37 - 39 Pall Mall Bendigo Victoria

Description
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.
Size
Frame: L 57.5 x W 55.5 x D 2; Certificate: L 37 x W 34 cms
Object Registration
1537
Keywords
documents - certificates
Historical information
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.
Inscriptions & Markings
Within the red scroll border:
Anthony Newman
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:
ANTHONY NEWMAN
Regt No 3243 2nd FAB
Enlisted 23.10.194
Discharged 10.5.1919 medically unfit.
Donated by R Fair.

Stamped at the bottom:
V22526

Last updated
28 Nov 2018 at 12:30PM