Napier Tech Old Boys in Egypt

Production date
Dec 1940
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
The group portrait is of the Napier Tech (Technical) Old Boys in Egypt at the end of 1940. The photograph was taken near the social tent in the Maadi Reinforcement Camp. In January 1941 the men were sent to Greece.
Written on the back are the names of the soldiers.
Back row, left to right: P Lowe, Gordon Baird, Frank Howell, Jack Greatbatch, Eric Rouse, Hugh (Hug) Sweeney, Allan Riggs, Alan Gray, Arthur Presling, G Gardner.
Middle row, left to right: Sam Haroldson, William (Bill) Boyd, Bill Bassett, Wally Kronk, George Pearce, Pat Walsh, George Cawston, Jim Hickey, Harley Hanlen, Len Greatbatch, Ben Hird, Tom Johnson.
Front row, left to right: Trev Grouden, Stuart McKenzie, Johnny Hayes, Peter Annan, Tom Evans, Bert (Shorty) Boyle, Jeff Steele, Les Hawke, Jack Rowe, Ewen Simpson.
Photographer, unknown.
Date, 1940.
Production date
Dec 1940
Production place
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph. On the back is printed Post Card.
Measurements
Height x Width: 88 x 140mm
Subject date
1939-1945
Credit Line
gifted by Tony Smith
Other number(s)
m2001/26/1, 10626, 91349

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