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Lance Bombardier J M A Bright on the roof of his "hutchie", 22 December 1952

Reference Number: K-1666-F

Original caption reads: "L/Bdr J M A Bright (Christchurch) who is attached to dog troop (162 Bat. 16 NZ Fd Regt) observation post as wireless operator sits on the roof of his "Hutchie" under a shell scarred tree that still remains standing on the top of a frequently shelled and mortared feature in the Commonwealth sector. Chinese sniper bullets whistling over the creast on the right is sufficient indication of the distance separating the two front lines. Bdr Wright is wearing combat suit, close fitting armoured vest with zip fastened front and tin hat". Photograph taken 22 December 1952 by a New Zealand Army photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Film photonegatives, related to John MacKintosh Addison Bright and New Zealand. Army. K Force. 16th Field Regiment, Royal New Zealand Artillery.

Part of:
K Force negatives, Reference Number PAColl-4161-12 (58 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 photograph

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