Flag, New Zealand; Unknown maker; 1914; RI.MY94.94

Name/Title

Flag, New Zealand

About this object

This New Zealand flag was carried at Gallipoli by Neil James McPhee (9/324). Neil was wounded at Gallipoli but returned home; however, his elder brother was not so fortunate. Donald McPhee (8/1305) was killed at Gallipoli on the 2nd of May 1915, according to Auckland War Memorial Museum's Online Cenotaph, and is buried in the Redoubt Cemetery of Helles, Turkey.

The McPhee brothers came from Colac Bay and enlisted in Dunedin for the Southland Mounted Rifles, a subsidiary of the Otago Regiment.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1914

Period

1910s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Colac Bay

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton
organic, vegetal, fibre, hemp

Measurements

h 440 mm x w 1010 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War One

Object Type

textiles

Object number

RI.MY94.94

Rights

Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)

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