Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, N2548, S:023, 13806
Victoria Cross (VC) awarded to Signaller Cyril RG Bassett, NZ Engineers Divisional Signal Coy., WW1
L.G. 15 October 1915, p1054 : "For most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty on the Chunuk Bair ridge in the Gallipoli Peninsula on the 7th August, 1915. After the New Zealand Infantry Brigade had attacked and established itself on the ridge, Corporal Bassett, in full daylight and under a continuous and heavy fire, succeeded in laying a telephone line from the old position to the new one on Chunuk Bair. He has subsequently been brought to notice for further excellent and most gallant work connected with the repair of telephone lines by day and night under heavy fire."
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
0 - Whole height x width : 41 x 36mm
(41mm x 36mm)
Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's
System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title) Robert Chenhall
Nashville/Tennessee/USA (Place of Publication) (nomenclature)
29 May 2012
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