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Members of the Palmerston North Business Girls' Association met on Monday nights to make knit, write letters and pack parcels to send to soldiers of the Maori Battalion, serving overseas in World War Two. From left: Rene Elliott, Eath Englefield, Gladys Bales, Joyce Carty, Vera Royal, Audrey Kerslake, Jean Ladyman, Murial Watt, Dulcie Newth (secretary), Murial Marshall, Marie McManus, Clarice Boddy, Mary Sankey, Nell Erenstrom, Mildred Verry. Published in the 'NZ Free Lance' 3 July 1940, captioned "MAORI BATTALION FOSTER MOTHERS'.

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Packing parcels for the Maori Battalion
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1940

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