Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1920.2, W0117
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.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
- 2762 (impressed)
- 62 (impressed)
- w117 (museum number)
- 0 - Whole height : 120mm
- 0 - Whole length : 225mm
- 0 - Whole depth : 25mm
5 January 2015
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