2 Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers, parade in Tokyo, Between 1946 and 1948
Reference Number: J-0585-F
Original caption reads: "NZEF in Japan. Tokio. The 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, which relieved the New Zealand Guard Battalion in Tokio, paraded outside Empire House headed by its Regimental Goat, and with its pioneers dressed in their traditional white aprons. The pioneers carry picks, shovels and axes to commemorate the days in the regiment's history when their section was first into battle. The goat aroused considerable interest on its first visit to Tokio." Photograph taken between 1946 and 1948 by a New Zealand Army photographer.
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
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
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