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 - FREDERICK NORMAN TOOSE 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 for the AMP Society in Fielding at the time he enlisted as a … [Read more...]

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

11/313 - GEORGE HENRY McDERMID 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 smoothed and stamped with: NZ FORCES  11/313  P … [Read more...]