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Letter 1916; John Irving; 1916; 1994_203_1-3

Letter 1916; John Irving; 1916; 1994_203_1-3
Name/Title
Letter 1916
About this object
A personal letter from 24/805 L/Cpl. John Irving to his uncle. It was written in France, dated 17th October 1916, John was serving with the 2nd Battalion, Bombers, NZ Rifle Brigade. He mentions in the letter, how well the New Zealand soldiers fight, although they have lost quite a few men, including, William (Bill) Hedley(12/4190) of Tapuhi and Stanley Going (25/870) of Towai at Somme, France. John was killed in action himself at Ypres, Belgium, 12/10/1917 and is mentioned on the Kauri Timber Co. Roll of Honour board, 1984_16_1-2.
Maker Role
Author
Date Made
1916
Place Made
France
Medium and Materials
paper
Measurements
20.9cm length x 13cm width
Subject and Association Description
letter wW1
Credit Line
Newell Irving
Object Type
letter
Object number
1994_203_1-3

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1916
L/Cpl. John Irving 24/805
letter
WW1


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