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Overnight billeting station, Syria, World War II - Photograph taken by Harold Gear Paton, [ca 5 May 1942]

Reference Number: DA-02476-F

An overnight billeting station, in Syria, during World War 2. Shows New Zealand soldiers in a large room, surrounded by bedding and guns. Most of the soldiers are congregated near the middle of the room. Photograph taken circa 5 May 1942, by Harold Gear Paton.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Harold Gear Paton, Syria, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Syria and World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, New Zealand.

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Syria. 1942(PFP-028304)

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