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Military :
Date:
12/06/1916
Title:
Identification Card
Object ID:
2017.002.010
Object Name:
Card, Identification
Scope & Content:
Card, rectangular, white with black print and typing in blue ink.

Card reads:

NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE.

DISTINCTIVE BADGE.

Card of Authority to Wear.

IMPORTANT.— This card must at all times be carried by the person wearing the badge authorized herein, and must be produced on the request of any military officer or constable for his inspection.

THI IS TO CERTIFY that a Badge has been issued to Mr. Cuthbert George King who has offered to serve in N.Z. Ex. Force but has not come [Insert here (a), (b), or (c) below] up to Defence Depts. requirements.

Date: 12/6/16
[In handwritten ink] Signature

(a.) Enlisted for service and is waiting to be called up (I.) with [space] Reinforcement Draft in [space] has not come up to Defence Department requirements. (c.) Been retained in New Zealand by Minister of Munitions for manufacturing, producing, or other reasons.

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