Memorial Oak Cross and Plaque

Production date
1914-1918
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Object detail

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 below the plaque is a square headed nail.

"SERGT A McPherson // KILLED IN FRANCE // 1918"
Production date
1914-1918
Production period
Collection type
Media/materials
Wood and copper
Measurements
Post = 1100mm long , arm = 306mm long
Subject person
Accession number
98/1059
System ID
14944
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 14944

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