Telegram to Clara Quilter advising of her husband's death during W.W.II; Ministe...

Name/Title

Telegram to Clara Quilter advising of her husband's death during W.W.II

About this object

Telegram; from the New Zealand Government dated on or about 26 February 1943 advising Clara Quilter that husband Thomas had died (on 20 February 1943) while serving in North Africa during World War Two. This is one of two such telegrams Clara received; the other was from the British Government.

Here is a link to Thomas' life story and that of the young family he left behind.

Maker

Minister of Defence (New Zealand)

Maker Role

Government Official

Date Made

26.02.1943

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Measurements

h 200mm x w 205mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords

military

Subject and Association Keywords

military/world war two

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Collection

Thomas and Clara Quilter collection

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

document

Object number

MT2015.20.53

Copyright Licence  

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