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New Zealand World War Two soldiers of Maori Battalion, and barrels of mutton birds, Italy - Photograph taken by George Kaye, 23 Dec 1944

Reference Number: DA-07989-F

Three New Zealand Maori Battalion soldiers looking over the tops of barrels of mutton birds for Christmas dinner, Senio River Italy, World War 2. Wiremu Potatutatu Ruru is in the middle. Robert John Dixon is on the left behind the NZ barrel. Photograph taken circa 23 December 1944 by George Kaye.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Wirimu Potatutau Ruru, Robert John Dixon, George Frederick Kaye, New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 28 Battalion (Maori Battalion), Italy, Maori - Food, Titi, Armies - Commissariat 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)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 16.9 x 10.9 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-026458)

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