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  • Other titles
    • mosaic pieces souvenired from Monte Cassino (descriptive name)
    • Pte Ross St C Sutherland, 27 (MG) Bn, WW2 (associated name)
  • Description
    mosaic pieces souvenired from Monte Cassino, by 259556 Pte Ross St Clair Sutherland, 27 (MG) Battalion, 2NZEF; in memory of a couple of mates who were killed on either side of him, WW2
  • Place
  • Other Number
    2006.86.20, 7072
  • Accession number
    2006.86.20
  • Accession date
    2 October 2006
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
2006.86.20, mosaic
2006.86.20, mosaic

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2006.86.20
  • Notes
    mosaic pieces souvenired from Monte Cassino, by 259556 Pte Ross St Clair Sutherland, 27 (MG) Battalion, 2NZEF; in memory of a couple of mates who were killed on either side of him, 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.
  • Event
    1939-1945
    WW2
    World War II
  • Person
  • Place
  • Subject category
  • Production
    unknown (maker)
    ItalyEurope
    Unknown
    pre-WW2, wars
  • Consists of
    › unknown
  • Dimensions
    • .5 - mosaic fragment length : 11mm
    • .4 - mosaic fragment length : 16mm
    • .7 - mosaic fragment length : 15mm
    • .6 - mosaic fragment length : 16mm
    • .9 - mosaic fragment width : 11mm
    • .2 - mosaic length : 120mm
    • .1 - mosaic height : 37mm
    • .4 - mosaic fragment width : 10mm
    • .10 - mosaic fragment height : 6mm
    • .6 - mosaic fragment height : 7mm
    • .5 - mosaic fragment height : 6mm
    • .9 - mosaic fragment height : 10mm
    • .8 - mosaic fragment width : 10mm
    • .14 - cloth width : 313mm
    • .12 - mosaic fragment length : 6mm
    • .6 - mosaic fragment width : 10mm
    • .12 - mosaic fragment width : 6mm
    • .13 - mosaic fragment length : 9mm
    • .3 - mosaic fragment length : 11mm
    • .13 - mosaic fragment width : 7mm
    • .11 - mosaic fragment length : 13mm
    • .10 - mosaic fragment length : 15mm
    • .10 - mosaic fragment width : 7mm
    • .2 - mosaic height : 49mm
    • .8 - mosaic fragment length : 14mm
    • .14 - cloth length : 745mm
    • .11 - mosaic fragment width : 5mm
    • .7 - mosaic fragment height : 7mm
    • .1 - mosaic width : 95mm
    • .1 - mosaic length : 153mm
    • .11 - mosaic fragment height : 6mm
    • .3 - mosaic fragment width : 11mm
    • .12 - mosaic fragment height : 1mm
    • .5 - mosaic fragment width : 11mm
    • .4 - mosaic fragment height : 8mm
    • .9 - mosaic fragment length : 12mm
    • .7 - mosaic fragment width : 9mm
    • .8 - mosaic fragment height : 7mm
    • .2 - mosaic width : 76mm
    • .13 - mosaic fragment height : 15mm
    • .3 - mosaic fragment height : 7mm
  • Classification
  • Record created
    6 September 2006

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