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Past Officers Certificate - Presented to R. Hood, Victorian Railways Union, 1913 Document Reg. No: HT 1523

Summary:
Unframed 'Victorian Railways Union Past Officer's Certificate' presented to R. Hood in recognition of services rendered as President of the Oakleigh Branch, 1912-13.

The Victorian Railways Union (VRU) was formed on 1 July 1911, by the amalgamation of the Amalgamated Society of Railway Employees (ASRE), the Victorian Railways Transportation Employees Association (VRTEA), the Permanent Way Association and the Carriage Builders Society. The VR Clerical Association also joined the VRU in September /October 1911.

In 1921, the Victorian Railways Union became the Victorian Branch of the Australian Railways Union (ARU).

Note: The design and illustrations on this certificate (except for the bottom two) are identical to another certificate in the Museum's collection issued by the Victorian Railways Transportation Employees Association in 1908, with only the name of the organisation having been changed.
Description:
Illuminated certificate with coloured central inscription.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Australian Railways Union (ARU) Victorian Branch, 1985
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 517 mm (Height), 425 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions measured when certificate is standing vertically. Certifcate and mounting is approximately 2 mm thick.

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Tagged with: trade unions, sailing vessels, economic geology, gold mining, steam railway locomotives, railway bridges, railway unions, iron bridges
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE UNIONS
Secondary Classification: Transport - Rail
Tertiary Classification: certificates
Inscriptions: Text: VICTORIAN RAILWAYS/UNION/PAST/OFFICER'S CERTIFICATE/PRESENTED/TO R. Hood/IN RECOGNITION/OF SERVICES RENDERED/AS President/Of the Oakleigh Branch/year 1912-13.
Issued By: Victorian Railways Union (VRU), Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia, 1913
Awarded To: Mr R. Hood - Victorian Railways Union (VRU), Oakeigh, Victoria, Australia, 1913
Other Association (See Comments): Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia, 1912-1913

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