The Pioneer Battalion cheering Massey and Ward on their departure, Bois-de-Warnimont, France, 30 Jun 1918
Reference Number: 1/2-013291-G
Members of the New Zealand Pioneer Battalion give a rousing farewell to visiting Prime Minister William Massey and Deputy PM Sir Joseph Ward departing after reviewing these troops during World War I. Most soldiers are kneeling on the ground and waving their helmets in the air. Photograph taken at Bois-de-Warnimont, France, 30 June 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.
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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)Dry plate glass negative 4.75 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
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 "Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand"
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures 350. World War I. Troops. New Zealand. Pioneer Bn. 1918(PFP-032962)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: H687
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