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Exhibition: Canterbury and World War One: Lives Lost, Lives Changed
Canterbury Museum's exhibition Exhibition: Canterbury and World War One: Lives Lost, Lives Changed opened on 30 November 2017. The displays follow the experiences of Cantabrians who served on the battlefields of Europe and the Middle East as well as those they left behind. The exhibition runs until 11 November 2018. Admission is free.
Image: Annie Thomson looks upon her son George William Ladd Thomson, a sergeant from Timaru, for what may be the last time on 16 October 1914. Despite his mother’s angst. George did return to New Zealand. Image courtesy of Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum PH-2003-1-36