New Zealand Stretcher squad, Courcelles, Belgium

Production date
06 Apr 1918
Current rights
Public Domain

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Stretcher bearers carry a wounded soldier under shellfire on the Somme. Shows them walking along a muddy road with shell explosions at some distance on the left. A car is further along on the road. Photograph taken Courcelles 6 April 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders. H478 is written on the photograph.

There are soldiers in the background and on the right is the ambulance. The photograph is glued to a page in Leo Bestall's diary and album. Leo Bestall has written underneath the postcard, 6/4/18 stretcher squad. Courcelles.

Photographer, Henry Armytage Sanders.
Date, 6 April 1918, World War I.
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Media/Materials description
Black & white photograph.
Height x Width: 100 x 152mm
Subject date
06 Apr 1918
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 19303
Other number(s)
19303, 91841

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