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Group portrait of a 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force rugby team, Tripoli, 2 March 1943

Reference Number: DA-02908-F

Group portrait of a New Zealand Expeditionary Force rugby team in Tripoli, 2 March 1943. The team won the New Zealand Divisional Rugby Championship by defeating the "Div. Sig's" in the final at Tipoli. From left to right, back row: Captain Taiapa (coach), Lieutenant J Smith, Private W Te Purei, Private Aratema, Private Henderson, Sergeant Tait Taite, Lieutenant Wordley and Private Kingi (Coach). Front row: Sergeant Takarangi, Private Hapi, Private Tumataroa, Private Rautahi, Private Hohepa, Private Hakaraia and Sergeant Matenga. Taken by H Paton.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Harold Gear Paton, Lieutenant J Smith, Private W Te Purei, Captain Aratema, Private Henderson, Taite Tait, Lieutenant Wordley, Private Kingi, Sergeant Takarangi, Private Hapi, Private Tumataroa, Private Rautahi, Private Hohepa, Private Hakaraia, Sergeant Matenga, Captain Taiapa, New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF, Tripoli, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Libya, Sports teams, Maori - Rugby football players, World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel, Maori and Soldiers - Recreation.

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)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service350. World War II. Recreation. Tripoli. 1943(PFP-002063)

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