Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1984.156, W2735
souvenir cushion cover: Souvenir of Egypt 1917, Australian Commonwealth Military Forces, WW1
Belonged to New Zealander Leonard Orr, Australian Light Horse, WW1
Souvenir cushion cover collected during WW1 by Mr Leonard Orr, a New Zealander who served with the 6th Australian Light Horse, AIF, and served on Gallipoli and in the Palestine Campaigns. He had earlier been refused service in New Zealand.
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
embroidered [silk] cloth, lace trim
(550mm x 550mm)
13 May 2015
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