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Armistice Day celebrated the end of World War One, and remembered those members of the armed forces who were killed during World War One. In Rongotea 8oo people joined a parade, including cadets, scouts, 13 dairy electric trucks conveying a Red Cross party, a combined choir, and a bus and motor cars.

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Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Rng 26
Date
November 11, 1918
Digitisation ID
2008P_Rng26_WHF_1985
Held In
Coolstore

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