A blue and white enamel metal New Zealand Registered Masseuse badge. The rectangular badge features a white enamelled cross at the centre of a white enamelled rectangle. These are surrounded by a dark blue enamelled area. " N. Z. /R M " is marked in silver on the blue and a small star is in silver near the bottom. A simple pin is attached to the reverse. 234 / MARY ELLEN AFFLECK / 1921 " is marked on the reverse. It is mounted on a piece of card along with A Certificate of The Services in the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces issued to Mary Ellen Affleck.
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See: Cenotaph Database record at Auckland War Memorial Museum. http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/34793.detail?keywords=Affleck%20Mary%20Ellen%20World%20War%20I,%201914-1918
This a NZ Registered Massuse badge if it was issued to a first word war nurse she would have had to have done a Defence Department Certificate and then received a registration badge in 1921 when the badges were created
- paul farmer posted 6 years ago.