Battalion swimming team, 1943

Members of the Māori Battalion at the New Zealand Division swimming champs at Maadi, Egypt, 5 September 1943.

Standing, left to right: George Marsden, J. Ratema, Tu Rautahi, Ricko [Rongomai?] Haimona, Buck Mikaire [Jack Mikaere?], Ron Chase, Rangi Logan, D Aratema, Sindu Morrison, Bill Whareaitu.

Front, left to right: Reuben Pene, Padre Wi Huata, Sonny Sewell.

 

Reference:

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DA-08634-F
Photographer: George Bull
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Additional information from April 1986 The Battalion Remembers booklet.

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