Memorial Oak Cross and Plaque

Production date
1914-1918
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Description
A wooden cross with a rectangular copper plaque associated with the memorial oaks scheme commemorating local soldiers who died during World War One.

The cross is made from thick timber, appears to have been painted white originally. Top of post is slightly pointed. Cross piece is short and narrow.

The copper plaque is nailed to the cross piece by way of six flat head nails. On the face of the post is a silver head of a spike, which sticks out at the back.

'PVTE. R. G. GALBRAITH // DIED IN FRANCE // 1916'.
Production date
1914-1918
Production period
Collection type
Media/materials
Wood, steel and copper
Measurements
Post = 930mm long
305mm long x 92mm wide x 35mm thick.
Accession number
00/0126
System ID
126
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 126

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