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Predicate Object 02 Oct 2006 2006-10-02T00:00:00.000Z 2006-10-02T00:00:00.000Z 2006.86.6 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2006.86.6 2006-09-06T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-06-21T04:13:17.966Z 9E 70 departures/wars Waimate Pipe Band presentation medal presented to 6/560 Pte J Sutherland, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, WW1 6/560 2nd Lieut. Jock Sutherland, Canterbury Infantry Battalion John Sutherland, also known as Jock, was born in Dunedin on November 26, 1886, to David and Margaret Sutherland (nee Mitchell) and was living at Waimate when he enlisted as a private with the Canterbury Infantry Battalion soon after the outbreak of war. He left New Zealand on 6 October 1914 with the Main Body. By the end of the war Jock Sutherland had attained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant, and he married Helen Clifford, in Somerset on 1 January 1919, before his return to New Zealand. His son, Ross St Clair Sutherland served during WW2. Waimate Pipe Band presentation medal presented to 6/560 Pte J Sutherland, WW1 circular medal surmounted by crown with suspension ring, with safety pin, inside lidded box medal obv: crossed rifles inside laurel wreath with crown above and initials in each quarter: "N/Z/E/F", verso: A TOKEN OF HONOUR / TO / 6/560 / LIEUT. J. SUTHERLAND / FROM / WAIMATE PIPE BAND / GREAT WAR 1914-19" .2 box: small lidded box with printed maker's label: E. STEWART MILLS / WATCHMAKER & JEWELLER / WAIMATE" medal, presentation
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