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Predicate Object 02 Oct 2006 2006-10-02T00:00:00.000Z 2006-10-02T00:00:00.000Z 2006.86.22 Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2006.86.22 2006-09-06T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T10:39:20.041Z 55 2nd South Canterbury Regiment NZ hat badge, WW1 Belonged to 2nd Lieut. John (Jock) Sutherland. 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. 2nd South Canterbury Regiment NZ hat badge, WW1 Belonged to 6/560 2nd Lieut. John (Jock) Sutherland, Canterbury Infantry Battalion bi-metal badge (brass and white metal); form: on a lined Maltese Cross a circular band with 2ND SOUTH CANTERBURY REGIMENT / N.Z.I.; white metal kiwi attached at centre; base scroll with PRO PATRIA; wire lugs verso and small plate with maker's name: R. GAUNT / LONDON badge, regimental
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