Country: New Zealand
Issued on: Return
Date of presentation: 10/07/1902
Number issued: 1
Gold medal and sovereign case, to:
7th New Zealand Mounted Rifles –
4682 Sergeant [Sergeant-Major] Capel Hamilton KENT (also served as 1647 Cpl Kent, 5th N.Z.M.R.)
Presentation made by the Rev. Mr Guy.
Evening Star, 11th July 1902
PRESENTATION TO SERGEANT-MAJOR KENT.
The members and friends of the Abbotsford Methodist Church last evening presented Sergeant-major KENT, of the Fifth Contingent, with a gold medal and sovereign case as a token of their good fellowship and of the good feeling towards him. His Worship the Mayor presided, and the presentation was made by the Rev. Mr Guy. Sergeant-major KENT briefly but sincerely thanked the donors. A number of solos, recitations, and anthems were rendered by the choir and others; and a short address was given by the Rev. Mr Southern. In the anthems Mr E. Kerr played on the comet. The social closed by the singing of a verse of the National Anthem and the doxology. The Rev. Mr Ward pronounced the benediction.
Reg No: 1647
Given Names: Capel Hamilton
Unit: No 15 Company (Otago Section)
Joined from: none
Ship: “Gymeric”, 31 March 1900
Address: Abbotsford, near Dunedin
Next of Kin: Meelson, Ms Kathleen
Next of Kin Address: Abbotsford, near Dunedin (same)
Relationship to soldier: unknown