New Zealand nurses placing wreaths on the graves of fellow workers, El Ballah, Egypt, during World War 2

New Zealand nurses placing wreaths on the graves of fellow workers, El Ballah, Egypt, during World War 2
Date
23 Oct 1943
By
Bull, George Robert, 1910-1996
Ref
DA-08865-F
Description

Nurses from 2 New Zealand General Hospital at Kantara placing wreaths in the cemetery at El Ballah, Egypt, circa 23 October 1943, after three New Zealanders from the Hospital were killed in a car accident. Photograph taken by George Robert Bull.

Caption from Defence Archive file print reads: "...three nurses and a Corporal of that hospital were buried as a result of a motor accident on the canal road between Ishmalia and Port Said. The victims were Pte Miss P A [Patricia Ann] Morrissey (Port Ahuriri), Pte Miss M [Margaret] O McAnulty (Eketahuna), Pte Miss M [Mary] Innes (Masterton) and Corp SRW Bomford (Takapuna)."

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Film negative

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Part of
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 / World War 1939-1945 official negatives - DA Series
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Film negative, Orientation: Square image
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Bull, George Robert, 1910-1996. New Zealand nurses placing wreaths on the graves of fellow workers, El Ballah, Egypt, during World War 2. 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-08865-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23092860

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