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Christie family

Collection | Ref # Archives group 23 | Held by Upper Hutt Public Library

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Christie family


Christie family

Level of description:



0.1 linear m

Reference number:

Archives group 23

Former NRAM reference number:



This collection contains letters written home by Sapper Rupert James Christie 35093 NZ Divisional Signallers, from the time he entered camp at Featherston in August 1916 until he was killed in action at Colincamps, France, on 28 March 1918, at the age of 22 years.

The collection also includes a letter dated 11 April 1918 from Sapper R. Collins to Mrs Christie, concerning Rupert Christie's death.

The letters are arranged chronologically in four folders.

A23/1 Letters from Sapper Rupert J. Christie, 16 August 1916 - 18 March 1918 (4 folders)

A23/2 Envelopes from A23/1

A23/3 Newspaper clippings and publication "The Oilsheet"


Dates covered:

1916 - 1918

Access conditions:

No restrictions.

Finding aids:

Interim online record

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