Trophies of War

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Copies of two letters from a New Plymouth Borough Council file on monuments re the presentation of Field and Machine Guns, a Howitzer and Trench Mortars to towns in the Taranaki Region and copies of newspaper articles on war monuments.

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1. Letter. To His Worship the Mayor, New Plymouth Borough Council from New Zealand Defence Forces, Wellington Military District, Hawera. 15 Oct. 1920. Lists war trophies, type of gun and distribution throughout Taranaki Region.

2. Letter. To F.T. Bellringer, New Plymouth Borough Council from Sydney S. Smith, N.Z. House of Representatives. Re mounting of the gun presented to New Plymouth. 2 Oct. 1922

3.Copy of newspaper article. The Weekender. 12 Nov. 1989. Notable guns of the New Plymouth area.

4. Copy of newspaper article. Sunday Express. 16 Apr. 1978. Siege gun at Kawaroa Park, New Plymouth

5. Copy. The War trophies of the First New Zealand Expeditionary Force in War and Peace / Aaron Patrick Fox. A long essay submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Batchelor of Arts in History at the University of Otago. September 1987. Includes covering note and copy of emails from Roger Fyfe to Ron Lambert, researcher at Puke Ariki. Feb. 2002.

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