Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2004.5.10
Framed letter from Buckingham Palace, "I join with my grateful people in sending you this memorial of a life bravely given for others in the Great War." Letter sent to widow of 50113 Trooper Frederick Tucker, Wellington Mounted Rifles (killed in action, WW1)
50113 Trooper Frederick Tucker, 2nd Squadron Wellington Mounted Rifles, son of Edward and Sarah Ellen Tucker of Island Bay Wellington was born on 14 October 1872. A married man with one child he enlisted in 1917, commencing duty on 3 November, and embarking with the 29th Reinforcements on 13 November 1917, on SS Tofua. He served in Palestine where he was killed by a sniper on 1 April 1918.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
1 April 1918
1 April 1918
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)
14 January 2004
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