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Scenes at the embarkation of the Canterbury Contingent at Lyttelton on Wednesday September 23 1914, infantry going aboard the troop transport ships


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The Press
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624654579

Scenes at the embarkation of the Canterbury Contingent at Lyttelton on Wednesday September 23 1914, infantry going aboard the troop transport ships

Troops boarding the transport ship,Tahiti, officially designated HMNZT4 for the duration of the mission.

Published in the Weekly Press 30 September 1914, page 34.

Photos from a collection of glass plate negatives found in The Press archives from 1914 showing the First World War effort in New Zealand.

1914 News Photo: Historic Collection of The Press

Date on item: 
23 September 1914