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Predicate Object 06 Sep 2005 2005-09-06T00:00:00.000Z 2005-09-06T00:00:00.000Z 2005.87.3 Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2005.87.3 unknown 2005-08-03T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T06:17:40.821Z 70 trench art/wars souvenir/wars Souvenir dessert fork made from cartridge case and crown [badge] on side. Part of Sister Nancy Marion Robertson QAIMNSR, collection, WW1 Sister Nancy Marion Robertson trained Auckland Hospital qualifying as a registered nurse in 1915. She left NZ in 1916 and travelled to the UK where she joined the Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve (QAIMNSR). During WW1 Nancy Robertson worked initially as a nursing sister at Lord Derby's Hospital, Wallingford and later was based in France at Casualty Clearing Station No 5. Following the war Nancy married Arthur William James Page, of Rosemount, Mt Albert, Auckland, who had served during WW1 with the NZ Army Service Corps. Souvenir dessert fork made from cartridge case with crown [badge on side] Part of collection made by Sister Nancy Marion Robertson, QAIMNSR, WW1 Brief 3-pronged dessert fork made from .303 cartridge case with crown 'badge' on side material: brass case and copper blade markings: on cartridge base: K-16 / VII fork, dessert
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