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rifle parts

Object / Artefact › History
  • Other titles
    magazine & trigger guard (descriptive name)
  • Description
    magazine & trigger [German rifle], WW1
    "Found on the battlefield at Menin"
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1920.2, W0117
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
    1 December 1920
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Record richness
magazine & trigger
magazine & trigger


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1920.2, W0117
  • Notes
    German rifle magazine and trigger, WW1
    "Found on the battlefield at Menin"
    Donor, 5/80A 2nd Lieut. Sydney Thomas Stidolph, 1NZEF, RFC, RAF, joined the British Section NZEF while in London. He served on Gallipoli and was invalided to Malta and back to New Zealand in October 1915. He later returned to England and joined the RFC, and finally returned to New Zealand aboard the Prinzessin in July 1919.In October 1917, while in England he had married Miss Nellie Richardson.
  • Event
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Production
    not researched
    Pre 1917
    World War 1, 1914-18, Wars
  • Signature/marks
    • 2762  (impressed)
    • 62  (impressed)
    • w117  (museum number)
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › [steel]
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole height : 120mm
    • 0 - Whole length : 225mm
    • 0 - Whole depth : 25mm
  • Classification
  • Record created
    5 January 2015

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