N.Z.H.S. Maunganui, troops disembark at Albany

Production date
Apr 1916
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The photograph shows the N.Z.H.S. Maunganui's troops disembarking at Albany, Western Australia. Men are marching down the ramp and others are standing in formation. The photograph is glued to a page in Leo Bestall's diary and album. He has written at the bottom of the photograph: Albany - The Manganui's (sic) troops disembark for route march. The side of the Maunganui is visible in the background. This vessel transported the 11th Reinforcements, New Zealand Expeditionary Force during World War I.

Photographer, Leo Bestall.
Date, exact date unknown but probably sometime in April/May 1916 as Leo's embarked from Wellington on 1 April 1916.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph.
Height x Width: 37 x 60mm
Subject date
Apr 1916
May 1916
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19110
Other number(s)
19110, 91604

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