Japanese scroll, Appreciation Award, Ministry of Social Affairs, Japan, 1947 and envelope.

Accession Number RC04159
Collection number Certificate Collection 1/5/14
Collection type Published Collection
Object type Certificate
Maker Japanese Government
Place made Japan
Date made 1947
Conflict Period 1940-1949
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Japanese scroll, Appreciation Award, Ministry of Social Affairs, Japan, 1947. The Appreciation Award was awarded as a vote of thanks to 'The Officers & Members of No. 67 Division UK & 6 Australian Military', including 'Major Lukyn'. In part it reads 'Especially we would like to mention these names who gave so much to us beyond the borders of the nations and showed us brotherhood in these difficult days and time (sic)'. The certificate is dated 30th October 1947, Ministry of Social Affairs Japan /, Director of UJINA Centre / Tsuneo KUSUNOSE'. The appreciation award was presented to Colonel Lukyn by the civilian population in appreciation for his work in re-building a school in Hiroshima. Also included is an envelope used to house the scroll.

Related information