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  • Other titles
    • Red Cross Flag, New Zealand Hospital Ship Maheno, WW1 HS Maheno, WW1 (descriptive name)
    • Captain A Reed, Second Officer aboard HS Maheno (associated name)
  • Description
    Red Cross flag HS Maheno, WW1; rectangle shape; white base with red cross;
    Written in ink on pole end: "Capt WA Reed Fenton Street 9 Calliope Road" and "KERRY".
  • Place
  • Other Number
    W1266, 1957.33, F015
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness
flag, 1957.33, F015, W1266
flag, 1957.33, F015, W1266


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, F015
  • Notes
    Red Cross flag flown by the New Zealand Hospital ship Maheno at Gallipoli, WW1
    The donor, Captain A Reed was 2nd Officer aboard the Maheno.
    The flag has written in ink on its pole end: "Capt WA Reed Fenton Street 9 Calliope Road" and "KERRY".
  • Event
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    1 January 1915 to 31 December 1915
  • Subject category
  • Production
    unknown (flag maker)
    World War 1, 1914-18, wars
  • Consists of
    › [cotton textile]
    likely cotton cloth
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole height x width x depth/length : 1800 x 2750mm
      (5'10" x 9'0" 1800mm x 2750mm)
    • 0 - Whole height : 1800mm
    • 0 - Whole length : 2750mm
  • Classification
  • Record created
    6 October 2010

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