German officer's compass; MSC18


German officer's compass

About this object

A New Zealand soldier who had been wounded in the North African campaign during World War 2 gave this to Mrs Robbins when she was nursing in Italy. Mrs Robbins was Dariel Ward. Her father was once Postmaster at Russell. Mrs Robbins served for some years in the W.A.A.C. and was for some time attached to No.1 Hospital Ship, "Maunganui". Mrs Robbins father, Mr A M G Ward, was Russell's postmaster 1920-24.

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Lent by Mrs D Robbins, Takapuna

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