Memorial Oak Cross and Plaque

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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"
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Wood and copper
Post = 1100mm long , arm = 306mm long
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Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
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Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 14944


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