World War, 1939-1945 - Military personnel

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Date: 1940-1946, 1997 From: Faras, George, 1921- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6041 Description: Summary of Faras's war service from army war records, including summary from his diary on important aspects of his service Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Soldier manning gun, Fanning Island
Date: 1942 From: Langdale, J M :Photographs of the New Zealand Party at Fanning Island in 1941 By: Langdale, J M, active 1978 Ref: 1/2-091366-F Description: Soldier sighting a mounted gun enclosed within walls of flat stones. Photographer unknown Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s).
Date: 1941-1943 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-071 Description: Includes: Armoured car at Egyptian border; German prisoners at Enfidaville, Tunisia (27 Machine Gun Battalion) - J K Robbie (photographer?); attending to wou...
Date: 1941-1942 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-072 Description: Some photographs include captions. Truck on fire at Minqar Qaim, SE of Marsa Matruh; recapture of Sidi Rezegh - NZ artillery shelling enemy positions during ...
New Zealand 25 pdr firing at night near Sora, Italy
Date: 1944 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Kaye, George Frederick, 1914-2004 Ref: DA-06144 Description: New Zealand 25 pdr firing a field gun at night near Sora, Italy. Photographed by George F Kaye on 1 June 1944 Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physi...
Date: 1944 From: Searell, Luscombe Arthur :Albums of photographs of 2NZEF in Lebanon, Western Desert and Italy Ref: PA1-o-946 Description: A selection of official war photographs of the Italian campaign, World War Two. The largest number relate to Monte Cassino, but most focus on New Zealand sol...
Date: 1942-1944 From: Searell, Luscombe Arthur :Albums of photographs of 2NZEF in Lebanon, Western Desert and Italy Ref: PA1-o-942 Description: Snapshot photographs of the places of Battles in North Africa--mostly after shots, or shots of transports on the way. Shows captured enemy equipment such as...
New Zealand infantry moving along the road towards Florence, Italy
Date: 1944 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Kaye, George Frederick, 1914-2004 Ref: DA-06512 Description: Original caption "NZ infantry moving along the road towards Florence after engaging enemy forces west of the city". Photographed by George F Kaye on 4 Augus...
Trieste, Italy. Officers of the 22 NZ Battalion and their guests.
Date: 1945 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-03304 Description: Officers of the 22nd NZ Battalion and their guests listen to the Battalion Pipe Band at a dance held by the Battalion at a Baron's homestead overlooking the ...
Members of 27 New Zealand (Machine Gun) Battalion at a gun position during training, Egypt - Photograph taken by W R Norman
Date: 1940 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Norman, William Rex, 1910-1994 Ref: DA-13489-F Description: Five members of the 27 New Zealand (Machine Gun) Battalion beside sand-bags on the edge of a gun position pit during the training days in Egypt, 1940. Photog...
[Creator unknown] : North Island military command districts [map with ms annotations]. 1935.
Date: 1935 Ref: MapColl-832hkm/1935/Acc.27957 Description: Drawn on a published map. Shows North Island's military command districts and sub-districts boundaries. Includes lists showing various corps, brigades and ba...
New Zealanders at the Regimental Aid Post of the 23rd Battalion, during the advance to Florence, Italy - Photograph taken by George Frederick Kaye
Date: [ca 24 July 1944] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Kaye, George Frederick, 1914-2004 Ref: DA-06446-F Description: Four New Zealanders, one with his arm in a sling, stopped at the 23rd New Zealand Battalion Regimental Aid Post (RAP), in the forward areas during the advanc...
Date: 1942 From: Walden-Mills, William Henry, 1909-1997 : Papers Ref: MSX-4960 Description: Journal kept by Walden-Mills while on service in Iraq in 1942 from his arrival on 6 Mar; he was a band leader and describes concerts and similar events. He a...
Sgt L barton and R L Kay beside Maori carving on a tree in the village of Suani Ben Adem, Libya - Photograph taken by W Timmins
Date: [ca 30 Sept 1943] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Timmins, W, active 1943 Ref: DA-08912-F Description: Sergeant L Barton (left) and WO11 (Warrant Officer 11) R L Kay, standing either side of a tree outside a brick building, which bears a Maori carving of a hum...
Brigadier Keith Lindsay Stewart in Florence during World War II
Date: [ca 1944] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-10164-F Description: Half-length standing portrait of Brigadier Keith Lindsay Stewart, wearing his uniform. Photograph taken circa 1944 in Florence, by an unidentified photograph...
Corporal McKenzie and Sergeant Brown of Three Platoon, in their last position before the fall of Florence, Italy
Date: [ca 3 Aug 1944] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-14520-F Description: Corporal B A McKenzie ("Pancho", seated at gun) and Sergeant G P Brown of Three Platoon, 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion, at their last gun position in the hills ...
Egypt: Military patrols, 1st Libyan Campaign
Date: ca 1941 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-00664-F Description: Probably members of the 25th New Zealand Battalion on and arround a motor rail car used for patrolling the line to Matruh during the first Libyan Campaign Q...
Egypt: Train at El Alamain railway station
Date: 1942 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-08307-F Description: The first train to arrive at El Alamein station after the successful army breakthrough in October is taking on water. It is being driven by the New Zealand ...
Date: 1942 From: Searell, Luscombe Arthur :Albums of photographs of 2NZEF in Lebanon, Western Desert and Italy Ref: PA1-o-943 Description: Photographs cover time spent in Lebanon, much of it in Beirut, during April and May 1942. It begins in Egypt at Maadi and Helwan, but these do not comprise ...
Officer placing drum of ammunition in anti-aircraft gun on board HMS Leander, Egypt
Date: [ca 22 Jul 1942] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: A-01101-F Description: Photograph of a naval officer placing a drum of ammunition into a small anti-aircraft gun on board the HMS Leander in Egypt, taken circa 22 July 1942 by an u...