New Zealand Expeditionary Force leave pass for R J Roper from A Company, Canterbury Regiment, 4th Reserve Battalion, stationed at Sling

Maker and role
Undefined: Robert J Roper
Production date
02 Jul 1917
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Measurements
1 card ; 10 x 15 cm.
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width (mm) = 100 x 150mm
Names/keywords
World War I ; World War 1 ; First World War ; Soliders ; Leave passes ;
Maker biography
Joined the Golden Bay Shipping Company at Port Nelson, ca. Mar 1911. A year later he joined the Anchor Shipping Company. He was invalided home from the army in 1918 and thinks of his two years in the army as the best in his life. He retired in late Sep 1961 after nine and a half years as manager of the Nelson branch of Burns Philp & Co. (NEM, 23 Sep, 1961 - in Field scrapbook 5, p.22)
Private with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 23rd Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company. He embarked on the Corinthic (Ship) on 2 Apr 1917 at Wellington. His serial number: 40245. (From Cenotaph database Nov 2013)
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918; New Zealand. Army. Expenditionary Force.
Accession number
NPM2003.118.2
Other reference numbers
Box1: Armed Forces/ War
Credit line
New Zealand Expeditionary Force leave pass for R J Roper from A Company, Canterbury Regiment, 4th Reserve Battalion, stationed at Sling. Nelson Provincial Museum, NPM2003.118.2.

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