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Military :
Date:
15/09/1916
Title:
Mourning Card
Object ID:
2018.305.001
Object Name:
Card, Mourning
Scope & Content:
Small white card, with black outline and print. Inside is a small photo of a soldier.

Card reads:

[Front cover]

IN HONOUR'S CAUSE

[Contents]

[left handside]

Only the grave of a hero.
Only a mound of earth;
Far from the land of freedom—
The spot that gave him birth

His King and Country called him,
That call was not in vain :
On Britain's Roll of Honour
You will find our Arthur Henry's name.

[Right handside]

[In Gothic calligraphy]

In Proud and Loving Memory

of

Rifleman Arthur Henry Symonds
Only beloved son of
Mr. & Mrs. C. W. Symonds of Reikorangi

Killed in Action on September 15th, 1916
Aged 20 years

[Reverse blank]






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