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Predicate Object 02 Oct 2006 2006-10-02T00:00:00.000Z 2006-10-02T00:00:00.000Z 2006.86.4 Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2006.86.4 2006-11-06T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T10:32:11.378Z 9E 9E 65 British War Medal, awarded to 6/560 2/Lieut. John (Jock) Sutherland, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, NZEF, WW1. He received the medal by post circa 1922. brief description: medal and ribbon in original medal box and envelope addressed to: 2/Lt J. Sutherland, Progress Printing Works, Waimate 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, before his return to New Zealand. His son, Ross St Clair Sutherland served during WW2. British War Medal WW1, awarded to 6/560 2/Lieut. John (Jock) Sutherland, 1NZEF medal and ribbon in original lidded medal box with spare ribbon and ribbon bar in envelope, all in medal box and envelope markings: envelope addressed to: 2/Lt J. Sutherland, Waimate, box marked in pencil on lid: British War Medal medal: silver medal, 36mm diameter, straight non-swivelling suspender, with ribbon obverse: head of King George V with the legend ‘GEORGIUS V BRITT: OMN: REX ET IND: IMP:’ reverse: Naked figure of St. George on horseback facing right. The horse is trampling on an eagle shield and cross bones Around the edge are the dates, ‘1914’ and ‘1918’ named on rim: 6/560 2.LT. J. SUTHERLAND. N.Z.E.F. ribbon: grosgrain ribbon, 32mm wide, orange band in centre, bordered with white, black and blue stripes. medal, campaign
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