About this object
The photographic postcard shows Anzacs at Flers in France. A party of New Zealanders, who have been at work consolidating a trench, are enjoying a rest with bread and jam. They are in a trench near the town of Flers in France in 1916. The photograph has been glued to a page in Leo Bestall's diary.
The soldier second from the left has been identified as Neil McKenzie McQueen, who lived at Waipukurau following the war. Sixth from the left, holding a rifle in his right hand, is Douglas Rawei McLean who was posted to Napier for 10 years in the 1920s, working for The Union Bank of Australia.
Black & white photograph. Glued onto paper in an album. Postcard.
Height x Width: 90 x 140mm
Leo Bestall (MBE); 21 Nov 1895; 22 Mar 1959
Douglas Rawei McLean; 12 Apr 1892; 01 Jun 1976
Neil McQueen; 11 Sep 1895; 20 Aug 1956
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19298