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Crowd at Rotorua Railway Station prior to departure of troops for active service, 11 January 1944

Reference Number: 1/4-000831-F

In the foreground, a soldier and a woman embrace. Behind them, two men shake hands. A train waits at the station. Taken by John Dobree Pascoe in Rotorua on January 1944.Original caption reads: "All the sorrow in the world finds expression in the mother's last embrace."

Key terms:
1 image, related to Rotorua, Farewells, World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, Maori, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, Railway stations and Men, Maori.

Part of:
Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00197 (622 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service350. World War II. Departures. 1944(PFP-001563)

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