Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2006.86.19
Italian flag; souvenired during WW2 by 259556 Pte Ross St Clair Sutherland, 27 (MG) Battalion, 2NZEF, WW2
259556 Private Ross St Clair Sutherland, 27 (Machine Gun) Bn
Born in Waimate on 7 August 1920, Ross St Clair Sutherland was employed as a Stock clerk prior to WW2. He was 20 years old when he enlisted with the NZ Scottish Regiment in 1940 but did not leave New Zealand until circa November-December 1942 – sailing on the Aquitania with the 8th Reinforcements (embarkation Unit No 89 C. Coy – 2 T.U. M.G. – see photo taken Hataitai on 29 November 1942, and crossed equator on 28 December 1942. Ross began his overseas service in North Africa / Tunisia before proceeding to Italy. His medals include 1939-45, Africa and Italy Campaign Stars, British War Medal and NZ War Service Medal. When he was discharged on 18 December 1945 Ross had served for a total of 2 years and 289 days.
World War II
1 January 1943 to 31 December 1945
World War 2, wars
- 0 - Whole width : 1090mm
- 0 - Whole length : 840mm
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)
6 September 2006
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