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Item ID# A2003.025.001
Title Certificate of Service in the Great European War presented to Private David Stewart Finlayson
Object Name Certificate
Dates of Creation [ca. 1918]
Creator Canada
Other Creators Kingdon, A.
Description This Certificate of Service in the Great European War was presented to Private David Stewart Finlayson, known as "Stewart." His photograph is taped to the certificate, such that it shows through the oval opening above the caption "He served his country". The colourful certificate includes images of a portrait of King George V, battleship, mounted soldier, beaver, rifles, swords and field guns.

Information inscribed on the Certificate includes "Pte. David Stewart Finlayson. Enlisted at Kincardine Ont. Feb. 10, 1916, in the 160 Bruce Battalion C.E.F."
Provenance This item was discovered in a home on the shore road, north of Kincardine, ON.
Physical Description 51 x 34 cm
Subjects First World War
Military
Soldiers
People Finlayson, John Stanley
Place Kincardine
Level of Description Item