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The Indian troops of the British Imperial Army toured New Zealand and visited Palmerston North for a short time. The train stopped in the centre of the Square, the troops disembarked, performed some displays and them re-embarked on the train. For an account of their reception, see Manawatu Times, Volume XXVI, Issue 7172, 25 February 1901, Page 2 (available online at paperspast.natlib.govt.nz)

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Crowd in The Square awaiting the arrival of Indian Troops
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Public Photograph Collection Sq 126
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The Square, Palmerston North
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February 24, 1901

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