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New Zealand officers eating breakfast in captured German trenches, [1918]

Reference Number: 1/2-013488-G

New Zealand officers eating breakfast in a trench that until two days previous had been occupied by German forces. Their breakfast included New Zealand butter that had just arrived in a parcel from home. Photograph taken by Henry Armytage Sanders in France or Belgium, 1918.

Key terms:
1 image, related to World War, 1914-1918 and Armed Forces - Officers.

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 4.75 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Back of file print reads: `In a trench that two days before this picture was taken was occupied by Germans. Some New Zealand officers have breakfast in the open air - and enjoyed New Zealand butter just arrived in a gift parcel from home in New Zealand.'

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. WWI. Army life(PFP-019689)

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