Digitised Image

Bere Ferrers village, Devonshire, World War I, [ca 1918]

Reference Number: 1/2-013936-G

A general view looking over water to the Devonshire village of Bere Ferrers where a number of New Zealand soldiers were killed in an accident at the railway station there during World War I. On the left is a church, may be St Andrews. Also shows stone houses and a slight hill of fields and hedgerows. Photograph taken by Thomas Frederick Scales.

Key terms:
1 image, related to England, Villages - England, Church buildings - England 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: Ten New Zealand soldiers died as a result of an accident on 24 September 1917 at Bere Ferrers station when, alighting from a stationary train, they were hit by an oncoming express train.

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 left: UK145

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