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Soldiers of the Maori Battalion waiting to depart for service during World War II, [ca 7 May 1940]

Reference Number: PAColl-6348-60

Soldiers of the Maori Battalion waiting to depart for service during World War II (possibly upon the ship Aquitania, from Wellington) circa 7 May 1940. Shows soldiers with their kit bags. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 28 Battalion (Maori Battalion), Aquitania, 1914-1950 (Ship), Farewells, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, Maori and World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand.

Part of:
Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 12, Reference Number PAColl-6348 (43 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 20.7 x 15.7 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War I. Departures.(PFP-021132)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - A small party of the Maori Coy about to go on board ; Verso - Staff 7/5/40; Verso - [stamped in ink] Approved for publication 23 May 1940 Not to be used until released by Director of Publicity

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