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Predicate Object Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1995x2.316 2004-06-22T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T07:07:50.650Z 65 crafts/wars letters home/wars WW1 embroidered postcard, 'To My Dear Little Boy' sent by 25/1048 Rifleman Frank Silk Whitaker, NZRB, to his son Charlie on 21 November 1916 WW1 embroidered postcard sent on 21 November 1916 by Rifleman Frank Silk Whitaker 25/1840, NZ Rifle Brigade, to his son Charlie in New Zealand Rifleman Whitaker was killed in action at Passchendaele 12.10.1917 Text on postcard: "25/1840 Rifleman FS Whitaker Somewhere in France 21/11/16 My dear Son, Well old man you have had a lot of Post Cards out of your old Dad since I have been over here & I hope you get it all right Sonie you look after Mum for me & not forgetting that little sister of yours you be good to her so I will say goodbye & god bless you Mum & baby. I remain your loving Father F.S.W. XX / XXX / XXXX From France" embroidered postcard, 'To my dear little boy' sent by 25/1048 Rifleman Frank Silk Whitaker, NZRB, to his son Charlie, on 21 November 1916, WW1 postcard surround with embossed with holly leaves, embroidered insert with message"To my dear little boy" and embroidered picture of basket of pansies, marked verso as postcard, handwritten (ink) message from Frank S Whitaker to his son: postcard, embroidered
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