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New Zealand soldiers at the front near Le Quesnoy, 1918

Reference Number: 1/2-013798-G

Members of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade at the front in Stokes Trench, operating a mortar. Photographed some time in 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand. Army. NZEF. New Zealand Rifle Brigade, Le Quesnoy, World War, 1914-1918 - Trench warfare, Soldiers - France, World War, 1914-1918, Ordnance, Mortars (Ordnance), World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, New Zealand and World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - France.

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, 16 x 12 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The location is the embanked road between Le Quesnoy and Beaudignies, about three km from Le Quesnoy, at a place locally known as "linden" (or "tilleul"in French). A house nearby had a linden or lime tree in it's garden.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Returned Services Association Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library."

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H1308

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