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New Zealand despatch riders on motorcycles at Tobruk during Libyan campaign, World War II - Photograph taken by P E Coutts, [ca 1939-1940]

Reference Number: DA-10943-F

Row of New Zealand despatch riders from 1st Division Ammunition Company, on Matchless motorcycles in Tobruk, during the Libyan campaign, World War II. The man on the bike in the foreground holds a dog mascot. A silver fern is painted on the petrol tank. Photograph taken circa 1940 by P E Coutts.

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1 image, related to P E Coutts, New Zealand. Army. Royal New Zealand Army Service Corps. 1st Division Ammunition Company, Tubruq, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Libya, Vehicles, Military, Dogs, Motorcycles and Armed Forces - Mascots.

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 copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-033169)

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