Digitised Image

Korean showing a New Zealand soldier how to prepare rice straw for thatching, 1952

Reference Number: PA1-f-112-1691

12 December 1952. With the help of Korean camp boys the Kiwis of the 16th New Zealand Fd Regt have built a "winterised camp cinema". Busy stringing rice straw for the thatched roof is Gunner B R Melleur (Auckland)

Key terms:
1 image, related to Gunner B R Melleur, Korea, Koreans, Thatching, Soldiers and Korean War, 1950-1953.

Part of:
Korean War Official album 12, Reference Number PA1-f-112 (1 digitised items)
K Force albums, Reference Number PAColl-4161-05 (18 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 photographic print(s)Single photograph

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