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Brief Description
A certificate of services in the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces . Percy was awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal. He was based in Egypt 1916 and Western Europe 1916 - 1918. He served for four years and 172 days. Dated 10.02.1920.
Date Made
Circa 1920

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Certificate of Service with NZEF for : Gunner/Driver Percy Lator NISBETT. NZEF Service # 11/2268; Gunner/Driver, New Zealand Field Artillery, 1st Battery, 9th Reinforcements, NZEF. Born 1886 -at Belgrove, Nelson. Son of G. Nisbett of Spring Grove, Nelson. Husband of Mrs E.M. Nisbett - of Limestone, Awatere, Marlborough. Percy Nisbett enlisted for war service on 13 January 1916 at Trentham. He was 30 years of age. Gunner/Driver Percy Nisbett served at Egypt (1916) and France & Belgium 1916; 1917 & 1918. Gunner/Driver Nisbett survived war service and returned to New Zealand aboard SS 'Kigoma' - embarking from Plymouth, England on 20 November 1919. Gunner/Driver Nisbett was discharged from the NZEF on - arrival in New Zealand - 10 February 1920. For his full military record refer to New Zealand Online Cenotaph : www.aucklandmuseum.com

- Jenifer Lemaire

Posted on 04-03-2017 09:14:49