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New Zealand soldiers supervising Japanese customs officers, 1946

Reference Number: J-0128-F

Original caption reads: "New Zealanders on Occupational Duties; Members of the 22nd Battalion were among the first New Zealanders to take up their occupational duties in Japan. They took over control of the repatration centre at Senzaki from American troops 24 hours after they disembarked at Kure. Cpl. R.T. Sompson, of Gisborne is shown here supervising Japanese customs officers." Photograph taken by an army photographer

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 22 Battalion and Senzaki.

Part of:
J Force negatives, Reference Number PAColl-4161-11 (115 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 negative(s)Film negative. Single negative

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