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Maker and role
Photographer: Walter Guy (b.1887, d.1918)
Photo collection reference number
315274
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Description
Rural view looking over farmland and an orchard, with a farmhouse and farm buildings in the middle distance.
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Glass plate.
Measurements
quarter plate
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Maker biography
Sergeant Walter Alexander Cochrane Guy (serial no. 25996).
Born on 20 August 1887 in Ngatimoti, Nelson, New Zealand.
On the Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database his next of kin is listed as John Guy (father), Ngatimoti, Nelson, New Zealand.
Worked for himself as a farmer before enlisting with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force during World War One.
Embarked with the 19th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company on 15 November 1916 from Wellington, New Zealand for Plymouth or Devonport, England.
Served for less than a year in Western Europe.
The last unit Guy served with was the Canterbury Infantry Regiment.
Killed in action in the Somme, France on 27 March 1918. He was thirty-one years old.
Memorial is located at Ngatimoti War Memorial, Tasman District, New Zealand.
Accession number
A4033

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