Somme

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Date: [1983?] By: Bourke, Harry O'Donel, 1889-1982 Ref: MS-Papers-2481 Description: The diary contains daily entries, 9 Jun 1917-12 Jun 1918. The memoirs consist mainly of light-hearted recollections of incidents and places at the front and ...
Date: 2015 By: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association Ref: Eph-F-FOOD-2015-01 Description: Biscuit tin commemorating one hundred years of the RSA shows on the lid a partly embossed photograph of New Zealand trench mortar officers at the Somme, Alex...
Date: 3 Nov 1989 From: World War I Oral History Archive By: Bertrand, William Charles Norton, 1896-1990 Ref: OHInt-0006/06 Description: Gives details of family backgound and why he was brought up as Ngati Maru at Purangi and named Tume; his early life in Taranaki; why he joined the Maori Batt...
Date: 21 September 2018 From: Smith, Alan Eldridge, 1945- : Collection By: Smith, Alan Eldridge, 1945- Ref: MSDL-4201 Description: Information sheet on Lieutenant Samuel Eldridge Lewis, 22906, NZ Rifle Brigade, who fought at the Somme and died on the 5th April 1918. On 5th April 2018 ni...
Date: 4 Jul 1989 - 04 Jul 1989 From: World War I Oral History Archive By: Morriss, William Murray, 1897-1992 Ref: OHInt-0006/58 Description: Describes family background, father first settler around Eketahuna, Rongokokako School, details of farm work, Cadets, patriotism, Scandinavian settlers, enli...
Date: 19 and 22 Oct 1988 - 19 Oct 1988 - 22 Oct 1988 From: World War I Oral History Archive By: Wysocki, Claude Shennan, 1896-1990 Ref: OHInt-0006/84 Description: Describes family background, emigration of his father's family to New Zealand and settlement in Marton and Dannevirke. Describes employment of his father and...
Date: 3 Jul 1989 - 03 Jul 1989 From: World War I Oral History Archive By: Jamieson, William, 1894-1994 Ref: OHInt-0006/43 Description: Gives family background and details of childhood in Wellington and on farm at Dalefield near Carterton. Recalls carpentry jobs in Masterton building houses a...
Date: 20 Jul 1988 From: World War I Oral History Archive By: Herbert, Stanley Frederick, 1895-1993 Ref: OHInt-0006/40 Description: Gives details of family background, good description life as rural labourer, enlistment, parents' reaction, Trentham, transport by 'Devon' to United Kingdom,...
Date: 9 Oct 1989 - 09 Oct 1989 From: World War I Oral History Archive By: Lawrence, Charles George, 1897-1991 Ref: OHInt-0006/47 Description: Family background, death of father in 1901, life with grandmother on West Coast, how he became shellshocked, work on West Coast, attitude on West Coast to te...
Date: ca1950-ca1955 From: Thorp, Nigel fl 1995 :Photographs By: Ayson, Graeme, 1912-1990; Lowry, Vanya, 1943- Ref: PAColl-4970 Description: Collection comprises: Photographs of the interior of auction rooms probably in Masterton ca 1950s Photograph of oven designed to measure the moisture content...
Date: 2015-2019 From: WW100 Programme: [Ephemera and posters produced 2015-2019] Ref: Eph-B-WAR-WW100 Description: Includes: Order of Service for Marking the Centenary of the First World War in France (September 2016) - verso: Map showing successive attack objectives of t...
Date: 1916-1917 (transcribed 2011) By: Burn, Gordon Stanley, 1894-1918 Ref: MS-Group-2010 Description: Collection comprises digital scans of four letters written by Burn in the Somme, France, to his sister Doris in Upper Hutt, New Zealand. Also includes trans...
Date: 1915-1918 By: Reid, Frank Felix, 1892-1966 Ref: MS-Group-2371 Description: Letters by Frank Felix Reid to his family from the period of his service during the First World War. Addressed mostly to his family, but some more specifical...
Date: 1914-1918 (1978?) By: Goodin, Norman Philip, 1893-1987 Ref: MS-Papers-1824 Description: Describes service with Otago and Wellington regiments and Engineer Corps at the Somme, Ypres and elsewhere Quantity: 1 folder(s) (14 leaves). 0.01 Linear Me...
Date: 29 Jan 1916-8 Feb 1917 By: Williamson, George Pringle, 1893-1970 Ref: MS-Papers-8888 Description: Diary covers the period 29 Jan 1916 to 8 Feb 1917 while he was serving as Corpural in the Otago Mounted Rifles on the Western Front. The diary contains desc...
Date: 1916-1919, [1975?] By: Gillman, Frank Athol, 1898-1987 Ref: MS-Papers-11356 Description: Typed transcript of the diary by Private Frank Athol Gillman, detailing his experiences during World War One. He describes his voyage from New Zealand on the...
Date: 1915-1916 By: Brimer, Cyril Thornton, -1916 Ref: MSX-8772 Description: Collection comprises two diaries by Sergeant Brimer who served with the Wellington Infantry Regiment at Gallipoli and the Somme in World War One. Provides da...
Date: 13 Nov 1993 By: Hayton, Alan Colin, 1919-2012 Ref: MS-Papers-8889 Description: Biography covers a brief account of Guthrie's family background, details his service as a soldier during the First World War, including being wounded at Gall...
Date: 1917, 1939, 1973 By: Ford, Patricia, active 2005 Ref: MS-Papers-8180 Description: Comprises correspondence between Jas Robertson and William Victor Graham and Mrs O'Hagan, a daughter of Graham (1973); intelligence and work report (A111) by...
Date: 1916-1917 From: Martin, W W :World War One albums of Mr Laurie C Mackie Ref: PA1-o-310 Description: Photographs taken by Laurie Mackie of life at the Egyptian Military training camp at Zeitoun where in 1915 the New Zealand troops were trained before taking ...