- 9 Nov 1918
New Zealand soldiers gather around the grave at the funeral of Sergeant Henry James Nicholas, VC, MM, who was killed towards the end of World War I. Other soldiers watch from the wall of a French churchyard. Photograph taken probably in Vertigneul churchyard near Romeries, France 9 November 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.
Other - An original print from this negative is in album PA1-f-092
Subject standing fourth from the left, facing burial, is Ernest Gladstone McCunn
Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - H1109
Sergeant Nicholas was killed on 23 October 1918 near Beaudignies, France. His body was exhumed on 29 October and reinterred with military honours in Vertigneul churchyard. (History of the NZ Division, p. 551)
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches
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- Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 / H Series negatives
- 1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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