Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1987.557, W2986
Souvenir silk cushion cover, WW1
Sent home by Samuel Loye, Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1NZEF.
Samuel John Loye, a self-employed farmer of Mangaweka, left New Zealand with the 27th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company, on 12th June 1917. He served on the Western Front during 1917-1917 and returned to New Zealand aboard the aboard Tahiti, leaving the UK on 27.5.1919. His final discharge is dated 1st August 1919.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
World War 1, 1914-18, Wars
[silk] cloth; wide lace border; ribbon and silk floss embroidery
(740mm x 740mm)
13 May 2015
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