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Object Name:
Badge, Military
Object ID:
2018.020.006
Date:
c1913
Description:
Badge, light gold colour, made from brass or metal. It is in the shape of a star, engraved with seven points and a crown at the top. In the middle it has the initals "ASC", Army Service Corps and the motto "HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE", which translates (Evil unto him who thinks evil of it). There is a leaf pattern around the motto and at the bottom the initials "NZ", New Zealand. On the back is a small loop.

The New Zealand Army Service Corps was formed in 1913 and during World War 1 supported fighting troops by supplying ammunition, food, water, mail and transport services.
Title:
New Zealand Army Service Corps Badge
Dimensions:
W—2.5 L—2.7 cm
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Badge, New Zealand Army Service CorpsBadge, New Zealand Army Service Corps