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."
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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