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Photographic studio portrait of three Turuturu Mokai veterans. One veteran is seated in the middle while the other two veterans stand on the left and right. Both of the standing veterans have a hand on the seated man's shoulders. The three men are wearing suits and their military medals.
From left to right: J. Hickman, George Tuffin (seated), T. Hickman
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The person standing on the right of this photo is Thomas Job Hickman. Thomas was born in Pont Audemer in France in 1847. His father was working in France in the Iron industry but they lived in Bilston, Nr Wolverhapmton. Thomas left Bilston in 1861 on the ship the Wild Duck to come to New Zealand, landing in Wellington.

- Anne Lorraine Hickman

Posted on 07-09-2018 03:48:04