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The front of this postcard shows a group of recruits erecting tents and attempting to camouflage them with vegetation. It was written by Henry Ward, who served with the New Zealand Medical Corps, No. 3 Field Ambulance, from March 1917 to March 1919. The message reads: "Our first night out at Palmerston North Nov 13th 1917
To my [illegible - possibly Own Girlie]
From Henry."

Identification

Object type
Image
Identifier
2018-44
Date
November 1917
Digitisation ID
2020P_2018-44_030596_01
Format
Postcard
Held In
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army,
awapuni military camp,
awapuni racecourse,
henry ward,
medical corps,
military,
world war one,
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