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Sergeant Cyril Royston Guyton Bassett eating a meal in the trenches, ca 1917

Reference Number: 1/2-013548-G

Sergeant Cyril Royston Guyton Bassett, the first New Zealander to be awarded the Victoria Cross, eating a meal in the trenches during World War I. Photograph taken by Henry Armytage Sanders.

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1 image, related to Cyril Royston Guyton Bassett, World War, 1914-1918 - Trench warfare, World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - Western Front and World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, New Zealand.

Part of:
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918, Reference Number PA-Group-00051 (1455 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. WWI. Army life(PFP-019143)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: H979

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