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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.

Identification

Object type
Image
Identifier
2018-44
Date
circa 1917
Digitisation ID
2020P_2018-44_030594
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army,
awapuni military camp,
awapuni racecourse,
medical corps,
military,
world war one,
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