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Members of the Maori Battalion at the New Zealand Division swimming champs at Maadi, Egypt, during World War II, 5 September 1943

Reference Number: DA-08634-F

Members of the Maori Battalion in the twelve man relay team, at the New Zealand Division swimming championships in Maadi during World War II. Includes W Whareaitu (standing, far right), G Marsden (standing, far left), J Ratema (standing, second from left) and D Anatema (standing, eighth from left), Captain Reverend Wiremu Te Tau Huata is in the front row, centre. Photograph taken by George Robert Bull on 5 September 1943.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Bill Whareaitu, George Robert Bull, George T Marsden, J Ratema, D Anatema, Wiremu te Tau Huata, New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 28 Battalion (Maori Battalion), Maadi, Swimming, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, Maori, Soldiers - Recreation and World War, 1939-1945 - Chaplains.

Part of:
World War 1939-1945 official negatives - DA Series, Reference Number PAColl-4161-08 (1313 digitised items)
New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency, Reference Number PAColl-4161 (2071 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library PicturesWar History Collection(PFP-015387)

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