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Peace celebrations were held in Palmerston North 19 - 21 July 1919. On Saturday 19 July at 9.30 am a 21 Gun Salute under the direction of Col. McDonald was executed. Later, speeches were given at the show grounds. J A Nash, Mayor of Palmerston North, is visible on the speaker's stand. Also see 2014N_A110_009509 and Ian Matheson City Archives, PNCC 1/17/2 Box 1, .

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_A109_009508
Title
Peace Celebrations, Palmerston North Show Grounds
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection A 109
Date
July 1919

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Palmerston North

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activities and events,
arena,
bunting,
crowd,
flags,
grandstand,
lemon squeezer,
military uniform,
parasol,
photographs,
soldiers,
stadium,
war on the home front,
world war one,
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