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Military :
Object Name:
Tag, Dog
Object ID:
2013.600.189
Date:
c1940
Description:
Pair of dog tags (military identification tags) belonging to A J (Jim Brown). One green octagonal disc, one red round disc, both imprinted with:
N Z
45752
BROWN A J
C E
O

The number is his army identification, the CE is his religion (Church of England) and the O is his blood type.
They are connected together and hung fron a leather cord.
The tags themselves are made from compressed plant fibres which are waterproof.
Title:
NZ Military Dog Tags
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Military Dog Tags A J BrownMilitary Dog Tags A J Brown
Red Tag A J BrownRed Tag A J Brown
Green Tag A J BrownGreen Tag A J Brown