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letter, sympathy

Object / Artefact › History
  • Other titles
    • Letter of Sympathy from King George V, WW1 (descriptive name)
    • 50113 Trooper Frederick Tucker, Wellington Mounted Rifles, WW1 (associated name)
  • Description
    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)
  • Place
  • Other Number
    2004.5.10
  • Accession number
    2004.5.10
  • Accession date
    13 January 2004
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
Uncaptioned
Uncaptioned

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2004.5.10
  • Notes
    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.
  • Event
    1914-1918
    WW1
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    1 April 1918
    1 April 1918
  • Subject category
  • Production
    George V (writer)
    England
    1918
    World War 1, 1914-18, wars
  • Consists of
    › paper (fiber product)
    printed on paper
  • Classification
  • Classification Documents
    nomenclature
    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)
  • Record created
    14 January 2004

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