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No 1 Company billeted at Hampton House, Torquay, World War I, [ca 1918]

Reference Number: 1/2-013899-G

Group portrait of the No 1 Company outside the Hampton House mansion that served as a billet for the New Zealand Discharge Depot during World War I. The group is positioned in front of an ivy-clad house with a castellated entrance. Photograph taken at Torquay, England, circa 1918 by Thomas Frederick Scales.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Torquay, Barracks 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

Historical Notes: Hampton House quartered New Zealand soldiers classified as permanently unfit and awaiting discharge. No 1 Company comprised soldiers who were to disembark at Auckland. Torquay was the New Zealand Discharge Depot.

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 right: UK105

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