Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, F129
"Multi national flag taken in Samoa in 1914 by Innes Atkinson, later killed on Gallipoli."
The statement that the flag was "taken in Samoa in 1914" is unlikely to be true. This flag represents key Allied forces at the beginning of WW1, and is likely to have been taken to Samoa by the Samoa Advance Party, as a demonstration of patriotism and attachment to the allied cause.
It was gifted to the museum by a relative of Innes Atkinson nearly 50 years after his death.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
- Aug 1914
Capture of Samoa, WW1
1 January 1914 to 31 December 1914
- 0 - Whole length : 1790mm
(970mm x 1740mm (980mm x 1800 mm))
- 0 - Whole height : 965mm
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 October 2010
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