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A group of recruits practise an exercise which involves them lying face down on the ground with their head turned to one side. The white railings of the Awapuni Racecourse, which was home to one of New Zealand’s largest training camps in World War One, are visible in the background.

Identification

Object type
Image
Identifier
2018-44
Date
circa 1917
Digitisation ID
2020P_2018-44_030593
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IMCA Digital Archive

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army,
awapuni military camp,
awapuni racecourse,
military,
world war one,
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