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The body of Bill Bridge being carried across the Orongorongo River, 5 November 1973

Reference Number: EP/1973/4841/7A-F

Members of the Wellington, Hutt Valley, and Wairarapa tramping clubs carrying the body of Lawrence Drake (Bill) Bridge, across the Orongorongo River. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 5th of November 1973.

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The body of Bill Bridge being carried across the Orongorongo River, Reference Number EP/1973/4841-F (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on 35mm negative strip Single negative

Historical Notes: L D Bridge was the `father' of modern search and rescue in new Zealand. He died while attending a weekend search and rescue exercise in the Orongorongo River valley.

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