Ralph Burman Adams; Beattie, Phil; 2005; 2007.031.0004

Name/Title

Ralph Burman Adams

About this object

Ralph Burman Adams of Blenheim, killed in action at Messines, World War 1. Photograph scanned from contemporary magazine (1914-1918).

Notes: When the first casualty lists from Gallipoli began to come in, photographs of those who were wounded, or who died, began being printed in the main pictorial weekly newspapers of the day. This practice began with the Boer War and continued through the Second World War. These photographs are taken from the Auckland Weekly News, Christchurch Weekly Press and the Otago Witness. These men are all commemorated on the Marlborough War memorials.

Marlborough Museum would like to thank Phil Beattie for research and technical assistance.

Maker

Beattie, Phil

Date Made

2005

Collection

Beattie Photographs

Object Type

Photograph

Object number

2007.031.0004

Copyright Licence  

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