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Predicate Object 15 Aug 2001 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001-08-15T00:00:00.000Z 2001.25.343 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2001.25.343 Brent Mackrell Collection 2006-07-07T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T08:17:19.704Z 5D 1 65 fundraising Belgium Order of Leopold : Knight (civil) Alexander Manuel Ferguson, DSO, MC, ED. Orders: Belgium Order of Leopold II Alexander Manuel Ferguson was Belgian Consul in Auckland from 1910, a role inherited from his father-in-law John Burns. During WW1 Alex Ferguson played a major role in organising fundraising for Belgium, and some of the honours bestowed upon him reflected his work in this area. Following Ferguson's death in 1942 his son, Lt Col. John Burns Ferguson, took up the role of Belgian Consul. Badge of Belgium Order of Leopold : Knight (civil) Awarded to Alexander Manuel Ferguson, DSO, MC, ED (Belgium Consul, Auckland) silver and white enamel Maltese Cross over green enamelled wreath of oak and laurel leaves with crown above, circular medallion at centre on both sides obverse: central circular medal features lion rampant at centre (gilt on black enamel), with circular band around with legend in French and Dutch (gilt on red enamel): L'UNION FAIT LA FORCE / EENDRACHT MAAKT MACHT (Unity is Strength) reverse: central circular medal has monogram initials (in gilt on black enamel): LR (for King Leopold I), inside circular band with laurel wreath (in gilt on red enamel ribbon: purple medal, order
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