Historical information

The name Metcalf should have an (e) on the end. Refer Cat No 5371P for Richard Robert Metcalfe’s service history.
The dated certificate is signed is 14th Sept 192? (Possibly 1920 or 21)

Physical description

Certificate from the Borough of Eaglehawk showing ornate configuration of Coat of Arms, soldier standing at Arms Rest with rifle, rising sun above details acknowledging the loss of a soldier from the Mayor, Councillors and Burgesse, an embossed red seal and signed by three Councillors and dated, oval shape inset for a photo which is B & W of the soldier.

Inscriptions & markings

On front hand written, No 4853 Richard.R. Metcalf 5th Pnr Batt, killed in Action Bullecourt 10th May 1917”