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A group of soldiers, some holding enamel mugs and plates, pose with tents in the background. It was probably taken at the Awapuni Racecourse, which was home to one of New Zealand’s largest training camps in World War One, and was the sole location for training the New Zealand Medical Corps. staff.

Identification

Object type
Image
Identifier
2018-44
Date
November 1917
Digitisation ID
2020P_2018-44_030588
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IMCA Digital Archive

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