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A ‘typical scratch band’ of the war period, being scratched together from Linton Army Camp personnel who were able and available to play. 'Pot Wallopers' was the term given to Army staff on pot cleaning duties.

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2007N_Mus21_GRO_1086
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Linton 'Pot Wallopers' band
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Palmerston North
Date
circa 1940 to circa 1949

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