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Portrait - Patterson Crimean War

From the Collection of Lara RSL Sub Branch McClelland Ave Lara Victoria

Photo mounted on cardboard
19cms by 13 cms
Object Registration
Historical information
Was Gordon Ball's Great Great Grand Father who fought in the Crimean War, including the the Battle of Alma in 1854. He served for 11 years and 39 days. In the picture he wears from left to right, the British Crimea Medal 1854-1856, The Turkish Crimea Medal 1854-1855 and the Distinguished Conduct Medal
Inscriptions & Markings
Front - Talma Studio, Onehunga
Reverse - For Jane from Father; Grand Dad Patterson; Hilda Bilston's Mother's Father My Grandmother; Mum's Father; He fought 11 years & 39 days without getting a scratch. Crimean was The Heights of Alma etc.; Robert/Wayne Ball Great, Great Grandfather
Last updated
12 Dec 2019 at 3:02PM