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Members of the Maori Pioneer Battalion sharpening a hatchet at Bayencourt during World War I, 28 July 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-013412-G

Members of the Maori Pioneer Battalion sharpening a hatchet on a grindstone in the camp at Bayencourt, France, during World War I. Shows three men standing around a grinding wheel in a field, with another standing to the side. Photograph taken 28 July 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Bayencourt, Axes, World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, Maori, Grinding wheels and World War, 1914-1918 - Equipment and supplies.

Part of:
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918, Reference Number PA-Group-00051 (1455 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. WWI. Army life. 1918(PFP-031155)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Marginal notes on negative - bottom right: H829

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