The funeral of Brigadier General Johnston killed in 1917
Brigadier generals carrying the coffin at the funeral of Brigadier General Francis Earl Johnston killed during World War I. Behind them walk fellow officers. They are passing two rows of crosses in the foreground. Photograph taken France 18 August 1917 by Henry Armytage Sanders.
Brig. Gen. Earl Johnston was killed by a sniper's bullet while visiting outposts north of Douve on the road from Warneton to Gapaard on 7 August 1917 (History of NZ Division, Vol. II, p. 243)
Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom right - H193
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches
Alternative form available: An original print from this negative is in album PA1-f-091 - Caption - "Funeral of Brigadier General F. E. Johnston, CB, killed by sniper in advanced post. Brig. Generals of the N.Z. Division carried the coffin. 18.8.17" (Album)
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Part of: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 / Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918: H Series negatives
Format: 1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches, Orientation: Horizontal imageSee original record
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