70 years ago this month
To ready for the approaching Winter Campaign the Battalion completed a 100-mile march from Maadi to Alexandria in six days. They also suffered casualties during night manoeuvres. Read the war diary for August 1943 here
The wedding of Captain Harvey's daughter
Phillippa, daughter of Major Henri Douglas and Grace Harvey, and Lt Cdr (later
Commodore) Fred Bland, on their wedding day at HMNZS Philomel, 15 November 1952
Family collection. Courtesy of Mark Bland.
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