Topia; c.1945; C2 2001_218_95

Name/Title

Topia

About this object

A copy of a colour painted photograph (1992_429_4) given to Matakohe school from the Auckland Education Board in memory of a former pupil 'Topia'. Possibly this was 62737 Pte. Phillip Komene of the 28th Maori battalion. His address is listed as c/o P. Topia, Turiwiri, Dargaville NZ. He was killed in action at Halfaya Pass in the Western Desert 23 November 1941, he was aged 24.

Place Made

New Zealand

Date Made

c.1945

Medium and Materials

digital

Subject and Association Description

photograph WW2

Credit Line

Museum

Object Type

photograph

Object number

C2 2001_218_95

Copyright Licence  

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