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Predicate Object 08 Jan 1996 1996-01-08T00:00:00.000Z 1996-01-08T00:00:00.000Z 1996.1.3 Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1996.1.3 2004-11-08T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T04:43:04.470Z 70 casualties/wars souvenir/wars Lt George Sissmore Lavie, service no 6/2895, enlisted as 2nd Lieutenant and served with Canterbury Infantry Regiment; left NZ with Main Body; based in Egypt and later France; killed in action, France 11 June 1916; buried at Cite Bon-Jean Cemetery, Armentieres, France. Mentioned in published history of Canterbury Regiment. Egyptian applique wall hanging or runner acquired in Egypt as a souvenir during WW1 by 6/2895 Lieut. George Sissmore Lavie. One of three sent back to his wife in New Zealand. Lt GS Lavie served in the Canterbury Infantry Regiment, and was later killed in France on 11 June 1916. long runner; linen cloth; applique illustrations of ancient Egyptian figures and hieroglyphs wall hanging or runner
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