Photograph [John Thomas McKelvie]; Feeney, Photo; 1901-1902 ; MT2014.18.1
Photograph [John Thomas McKelvie]About this object
A black and white photograph of Trooper John Thomas McKelvie (4559) who served in the Boer (South African) War as part of New Zealand's 7th contingent. John caught enteric fever (typhoid) while in South Africa and his health never fully recovered. He returned to New Zealand in 1902 but died in November 1905.Place Made
photograph, black and whiteDate Made
1901-1902Medium and Materials
processed material, paper
Handwritten on back in pencil: 'John McKelvie' / Feeney, Photo 24 ? /Wellington'
Printed on white label on back:
'John Thomas McKelvie / Reg No 4559 / 7-11-1879 - 16-11-1905 / Trpr 7th Contingent / SA Campaign 1901 + 1902'
h 150 mm x w 100 mm
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object Type