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A group of recruits practice carrying stretchers. 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.

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2020P_2018-44_030594
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Recruits training as Stretcher Bearers
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Awapuni
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circa 1917

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