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Rehearsing the signalling to contact aeroplanes for the attack on Messines, World War I, Aug 1917

Reference Number: 1/2-013709-G

A New Zealand soldier places material signs on the ground to rehearse signalling to contact aeroplanes as part of the preparation for the attack on Messines, Belgium during World War I. Photograph taken August 1917 by Henry Armytage Sanders.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Messines, Military training, Signals and signalling, World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - Belgium and World War, 1914-1918 - Aerial operations.

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"

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. WWI. Belgium. Messines. 1917.(PFP-032977)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H1160

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