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Prisoners of war in Italian Camp no. 57 - Photograph taken by Lee Hill, [1943]

Reference Number: 1/4-069781-F

New Zealand and Australian prisoners of war in Italian camp 57 outside Red Cross food and parcel store prior to distribution of remaining parcels before evacuation into Germany after Italian captitulation. In foreground left to right are Second Warrant Officer R. Thorpe of the 25th Battalion, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Second Warrant Officer Alan Beecroft of the Australian Imperial Force, and Major Chaplain McDowell of the 2nd New Zealand Expeditioonary Force, Chaplains Division, senior padre at the camp. Photograph taken 1943 by Lee Hill.

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1 image, related to Warrant Officer R Thorpe, Leighton McLeod Hill, McDowell, Major Chaplain, Camp 57 (Prison camp), Italy, World War, 1939-1945 - Prisoners and prisons, Italian, Prisoners of war - New Zealand and Prisoners of war - Italy.

Part of:
World War 1939-1945 Official negatives, Reference Number PAColl-4161-15 (194 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)Cellulosic film negative 6 x 9 cm. Single negative

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