Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1973.193, U119.4
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.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
World War 1, 1914-18, Wars
12 August 2013
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