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New Zealand nurses placing wreaths on the graves of fellow workers, El Ballah, Egypt, during World War 2, 23 Oct 1943

Reference Number: DA-08865-F

Nurses from 2 New Zealand General Hospital at Kantara placing wreaths in the cemetery at El Ballah, Egypt, circa 23 October 1943, after three New Zealanders from the Hospital were killed in a car accident. Photograph taken by George Robert Bull.Caption from Defence Archive file print reads: "...three nurses and a Corporal of that hospital were buried as a result of a motor accident on the canal road between Ishmalia and Port Said. The victims were Pte Miss P A [Patricia Ann] Morrissey (Port Ahuriri), Pte Miss M [Margaret] O McAnulty (Eketahuna), Pte Miss M [Mary] Innes (Masterton) and Corp SRW Bomford (Takapuna)."

Key terms:
1 image, related to George Robert Bull, 2nd New Zealand General Hospital (Kantara, Egypt), El Ballah, World War, 1939-1945 - Medical care, World War, 1939-1945 - Women, Nurses - Egypt, Cemeteries - Egypt and Military nursing.

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. Square imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-026424)

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