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A group of thirteen soldiers pose with enamel mugs. One figure is annotated in blue pen as "Grandpa Henry." Henry Ward (1887-1954), served with the New Zealand Medical Corps, No. 3 Field Ambulance, from March 1917 to March 1919. 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_030586
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IMCA Digital Archive

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awapuni military camp,
awapuni racecourse,
henry ward,
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