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Burial service at El Alamein during World War II, 24 October 1942

Reference Number: DA-11753-F

A burial service at El Alamein, Egypt, taken by Roman Catholic padre Forsman. Shows graves and soldiers (probably from the 5th Field Ambulance) standing by. Photograph taken by K G Killoh on 24 October 1942.

Key terms:
1 image, related to K G Killoh, Rev Father E A Forsman, New Zealand. Army. 2nd NZEF. 5th Main Dressing Station, New Zealand Army 2nd NZEF 5th Field Ambulance, El Alamein, Funeral rites and ceremonies - Egypt, World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt, Catholic Church - Clergy, Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of and Military chaplains.

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)Square imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Padre Forsman was attached to 5 NZ Main Dressing Station (Information from back of file print)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-014884)

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