Authority Card, National Emergency Services NSW; 1939; 927


Port Macquarie Museum


Authority Card, National Emergency Services NSW

About this object

Brown card with centre fold and 'NATIONAL EMERGENCY SERVICES NSW' on front. Inside contains information such as Area, Warden Name, Sector, Authorisation Signature and Warden's Signature. Issued to Hastings Dick McLaren [1889-1980] during World War 2.

The Port Macquarie National Emergency Services organisation was formed in May 1939 and disbanded in December 1944.

Date Made


Medium and Materials

Cardboard, ink

Inscription and Marks

Typed: 'Municipality of Port Macquarie/Mr. H. D. McLaren./C.2.Sector'
Handwritten: Signed 'C T Chapman' [Asst. Chief Warden] and 'Hastings.D.M Laren'


128mm , 79mm W

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Credit Line

Donor: H D McLaren

Object Type

Identity cards

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