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Lieutenant Colonel Arapeta Awatere, New Zealand World War 2 soldier, receiving the Distinguished Service Order from Lieutenant General R L McCreery at Castel Raimondo, Italy, 24 Mar 1945

Reference Number: DA-08354a-F

Lieutenant Colonel Arapeta Awatere, New Zealand World War 2 soldier of the Maori Battalion, receiving the Distinguished Service Order from Lieutenant General Richard McCreery. Photograph taken by J Short at Castel Raimondo, Italy, 24 March 1945.

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1 image, related to Lieutenant-Colonel Arapeta Marukitepua Pitapitanuiarangi Awatere, J Short, General Sir Richard McCreery, New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 28 Battalion (Maori Battalion), Castel Raimondo (Italy), New Zealand. Army - Medals, badges, decorations etc and Military ceremonies, honours, and salutes.

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)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

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