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A group of about thirty soldiers practise different techniques for carrying wounded colleagues within the confines of a narrow trench. 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
1914 to 1918
Digitisation ID
2018P_2018-44_025447
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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