Details


Description
Two leather identification tags on a rope. The tags are circles with a hole punched out at the top. They are made of brown leather and are stamped on each side. One tag is attached to the rope with a knot, the other tag is attached to the rope through the hole at the top. Text label associated with 2004.8 reads: IDENTIFICATION TAGS. These were worn at all times by every member of the service. The fibre disc shown in this pair bore details such as "Name Rank and Number", religion and blood group. Metal discs like this example were issued by the enemy to prisoners of war.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Leather
Signature/Marks and Type
RJ BARRON. PRES. NZ432303 RNZAF Inscribed
BLOOD GROUP 4.0. Inscribed
DO NOT REMOVE Inscribed
Accession No
2004.8
Credit Line
Identification tag, 2004.8. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
Disclaimer

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.