Photograph, Framed Cam Leckie WWll; Unknown photographer; 1940-1945; WY.1993.81....

Name/Title

Photograph, Framed Cam Leckie WWll

About this object

This photograph is of Cameron Farquharson Leckie (22326), a local man who was killed during WWII.

The eighth child of William Gunn and Helen Cameron Leckie (nee Farquharson), Cam grew up at Mokoreta.

Cam served as a gunner with the New Zealand Artillery, 7th Anti Tank Regiment in the Western Desert. He was killed on October 18, 1941, aged 35, and is buried in the Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt, F.A.5.

Cam's younger brother, Gunn, was killed less than two months later, on December 1, 1941.

Place Made

Unknown

Maker

Unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1940-1945

Inscription and Marks

On front:
'C. F. LECKIE'
On reverse in pencil;
'WY.1993.81.38'
In ink;
'C. F. Leckie'

Measurements

h 205 mm x w 155 mm

Period

1940s

Object Type

photographs

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War Two

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, photographic paper, paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card

Object number

WY.1993.81.38

Rights

Public Domain Public Domain

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