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Predicate Object 1986 1986-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1986-12-31T00:00:00.000Z 1986.106 Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, U277.17 2013-08-12T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-16T19:57:09.321Z 65 Island water bottle with khaki cloth cover and webbing; worn by Sergt. Charles Yin, NZ Artillery, N Force, (Auck. Regt.), WW2 During World War 2 Charles Yin of Auckland was part of a Territorial unit that served as part of N-Force, based on Norfolk Island. “N” Force was deployed from New Zealand to Norfolk Island in 1942 and numbered 62 officers and 1,402 other ranks. Serving in the same unit as Charles Yin was former Prime Minister Robert D Muldoon. Charles Yin had an electro-plating business at 15 England Street. During the war his two brothers, Douglas and Arthur, worked at the US Naval Stores in Halsey Street. water bottle, blue enamel bottle, bottle has a flat base with an elongated oval section, straight sides, nozzle at the top with a stopper attached to straps with string, khaki coloured cloth cover, webbing straps for attaching to uniform webbing, worn by Sergt. Charles Yin, NZ Artillery, N Force, (Auck. Regt.), WW2 bottle, water
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