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Predicate Object 02 Oct 2006 2006-10-02T00:00:00.000Z 2006-10-02T00:00:00.000Z 2006.86.9 Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2006.86.9 2006-09-06T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T08:47:45.625Z 65 Silver matchbox that belonged to Pte Jock Sutherland, 1 NZEF - possibly acquired during trip to Scotland during WW1 6/560 2nd Lieut. Jock Sutherland, Canterbury Infantry Battalion John Sutherland, also known as Jock, was born in Dunedin on November 26, 1886, to David and Margaret Sutherland (nee Mitchell) and was living at Waimate when he enlisted as a private with the Canterbury Infantry Battalion soon after the outbreak of war. He left New Zealand on 6 October 1914 with the Main Body. By the end of the war Jock Sutherland had attained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant, and he married Helen Clifford, in Somerset on 1 January 1919, before his return to New Zealand. His son, Ross St Clair Sutherland served during WW2. silver matchbox that belonged to 2/Lt. Jock Sutherland, NZEF, WW1 obv: RE-VATTED / OLD HIGHLAND WHISKEY; verso:Thom & Cameron Ltd, Glasgow box, match
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