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  • Other titles
    • puttees : NZ Machine Gun Corps, WW1 (descriptive name)
    • 38876 Private Thomas Edward Clough, New Zealand Machine Gun Corps, 1NZEF (associated name)
  • Description
    Puttees, New Zealand Machine Gun Corps, WW1
    Belonged to 38876 Private Thomas Edward Clough, 1NZEF
    pair of puttees
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1973.193, U119.4
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puttees U119.4
puttees U119.4


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1973.193, U119.4
  • Notes
    Part of military uniform belonging to 38876 Pte Thomas Edward Clough, NZ Machine Gun Corps, WW1
    Thomas Edward Clough, blacksmith, of Auckland, left NZ with the 23rd Reinforcements, Specialist Company, Machine Gun Section, on 2 April 1917. By March the following year he was at 1NZGH, Brockenhurst, where on 20.3.1918 he began a four-day leave period, travelling from Brockenhurst to Glasgow. He was issued with a Journey Meat Meal Card entitling him to up to four meat meals during his leave period. Only one coupon was used.
    This document was found in pocket of jacket, identifying wearer as Pte Thomas Edward Clough, 23rd Reinforcements, Machine-Gun section.
  • Event
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Subject category
  • Production
    World War 1, 1914-18, Wars
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › wool (textile)
    knitted wool with cotton tape
  • Classification
  • Record created
    12 August 2013

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