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Members of the New Zealand Home Guard, Somes Platoon of Bush Guides, on reconnaissance of upper Orongorongo river, 1942

Reference Number: DA-01783

Members of the Somes Platoon of Bush Guides (Wellington Fortress Area), on their first reconnaissance of the upper Orongrongo River. This platoon of the New Zealand Home Guard are seen here at the junction of Te Ore Ore Creek and the Orongorongo River. Photographed by John Dobree Pascoe on 27 Sept 1942.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand. Army. Home Guard, Somes Platoon of Bush Guides, Orongorongo River, Te Ore Ore Creek, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, Native forest - New Zealand - Wellington Region and World War, 1939-1945 - Civil defence - New Zealand.

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 photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print. Single negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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