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Prime Minister William Massey pinning a medal on a wounded soldier at Walton-on-Thames Hospital, [ca 1918]

Reference Number: 1/2-013840-G

Prime Minister William Massey (back to camera) pinning a medal on a wounded soldier at an outdoor ceremony at the No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital, in Walton-on-Thames, during World War I. The soldier, wearing a hospital blue uniform, stands at attention. A small group of soldiers, also in hospital blues, stands behind. Other khaki soldiers look on. Photograph taken probably 1918 by Thomas Frederick Scales.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Rt Hon William Ferguson Massey, Walton-on-Thames, Prime ministers, World War, 1914-1918 - Hospitals - England, Decorations of honour and World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, New Zealand - England.

Part of:
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 x 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"

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: UK38

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