Ronald MacKenzie

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First name: Ronald

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Last name: MacKenzie

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Letters written from Gallipoli, Lemnos, Egypt and France by a relative of Arthur John Moore Burrowes, Ronald (Don) A. Mackenzie, who was killed in action 30 July 1916

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Box 8 Item 17 – Hugh Venables Vernon miscellaneous papers, 1916-1919.
Handmade protection with steely look and stylish upper lip!

At first glance it is apparent that this garment would have been quite difficult to actually put on, due to the tight fit. Undoubtedly handcrafted by a loved one, it has been photographed in action by the  wearer, as intended. I particularly like the attention to detail on the moustache – possibly one of the few things that a man in his position had complete control over.

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