[Certificate awarded to Cyril Eyton Kay for his war service]

See full details

Production Date
Certificate of war service appreciation of C E Kay, Group Captain. From: Manukau Country, NZ. 4th May 1946. The certificate text is surrounded by a coloured design. Across the top are three uniformed figures, the central figure has his arm draped across a globe with New Zealand on it. Above the globe are clouds with three flying planes. On the right side of the group is a tank, on the left side of the group is a ship. Two flags on poles can be seen on both sides of the text. Both flags hang to the point where the ends have been gathered together with a rope. At this point kowhai flowers and leaves can be seen behind the flags. Under the text is a red corporate seal.
Text reads:
For King and country
The County of
The Chairman, councillors and inhabitants hereby place on record their admiration, appreciation and thanks for the gallant conduct of
G. Cpt. C. E. Kay. O.B.E., D.F.C.
who served his King and country in the Second World War which commenced on the 3rd September 1939.
In witness whereof the corporate seal of the County of Manukau is hereto attached in the presence of
Dated 4th May 1946
(signed by) Frank M. Waters Chairman
(signed by) Edgar Ashcroft County Clerk
Physical Description
1 leaf : illustrations (colour) ; 43 x 31 cm
Frank M. Waters Hand-written
Edgar Ashcroft Hand-written
G. Cpt. C. E. Kay. O.B.E., D.F.C. Hand-written
Accession No
Credit Line
1946. [Certificate awarded to Cyril Eyton Kay for his war service], 1978.332.3. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

The development of MOTAT's online platform is a continual process. Records are updated regularly, with new information and images. There may be mistakes or omissions in the information provided and we welcome input from the public.

 Do you know something about this object? Contact us or comment below.

Be the first to comment.