Archives for April 2015

Newsflash #1 … NEW mailing address

LOST MEDAL donors, and families searching for LOST MEDALS ...Please note that effective from 27 April 2015, Medals Reunited New Zealand© has re-located and has a NEW mailing address:M.R.N.Z.    PO Box 8034   Nelson Mail Centre   Nelson 7042   NEW ZEALAND   Please also note the Christchurch (03) number has been deleted. … [Read more...]

FREDERICK NORMAN TOOSE – Fielding medals reunited with Australian family.

41934 SGT. Frederick Norman TOOSE - 27th Reinf, NZ Rifle Brigade, NZEF     MRNZ was recently able to close another case after tracing a descendant of the family of Frederick (Fred or Freddie) Norman Toose of Fielding.  Fred Toose was 9 yrs old when his family emigrated from Somerset and arrived in Wellington in 1904.  Fred had been an Insurance Agent … [Read more...]

GEORGE HENRY McDERMID – ‘Dogtag reunited after nearly 100 years.

11/313 TPR. George Henry McDERMID - Wellington Mounted Rifles (MGS), NZEF     Recently I received an email from Ian B of the Hawkes Bay who had been sorting through his deceased grandfather’s effects and among them found an unofficial identity disc (dog-tag) which appears to have been made about 1916 from an Egyptian (Ottoman) 10 Qirsh coin.  One side had been … [Read more...]