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World War 2 New Zealand Engineers digging graves south of Florence, Italy - Photograph taken by K G Killoh, 2 Aug 1944

Reference Number: DA-11807

World War 2 New Zealand Engineers digging graves a a casualty clearing station near Greve, south of Florence, Italy, 2 August, 1944. Corporal Alfred James (Jim) Gower drills in the foreground. Photograph taken by K G Killoh.

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1 image, related to Alfred James Gower, K G Killoh, New Zealand Army 2nd NZEF New Zealand Engineers, Italy, Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of, Cemeteries - Italy and World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand - Italy.

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)

Historical Notes: The men were burying 12 soldiers killed in La Romola on the 1st of August. (Information provided by Jim Gower from Walter Edward Murphy, 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Part of the Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45. (Wellington, N.Z. : Historical Publications Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs, 1966) p 626)

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