Archives for July 2017

REGINALD WILLIAM KIRK – A Wellington builder renovation leads to the discovery of a West Otago soldier’s war service medals.

29923 - REGINALD WILLIAM KIRK     It is rare enough today to find a WW1 ‘Certificate of Services in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force’ (Discharge Certificate) but to see one in almost pristine condition after its discovery in a vacant garage almost 100 years since it was issued, is even more rare.  Such was the case for Tony H., a Wellington builder contracted to … [Read more...]