Maori Battalion soldiers prepare for war

This 1942 Weekly Review film shows Māori reinforcements training in Northland before sailing overseas to join the 28th Battalion in North Africa.

A couple of B Company soldiers have been identified in the footage, at 3:05 - Te Whiu Bush sits at the centre of a group of 3 soldiers.  At 3:22 Robert Gillies is to the left of the open fire and again at 3:30 seated with other members of the Battalion.

Please let us know if you recognise any of the men in this film.

Reference:

WEEKLY REVIEW No. 67, Archives New Zealand / Te Rua Mahara o Te Kāwanatanga
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northland

I think i just saw my grandfather marching in this video clip KA_moko

PHOTOS

CAN YOUS SEND ME PHOTOS OFF MY FATHER HANUERE KINGI. THANKS HETEKIA KINGI

looking for photos

hi there can any one help me out im trying to get some photos of my dad Te Raina Kingi he from Te Kaha Thanks hope to hear from whanau

photos 28 maori battalion

can anyone out  there help me out have any photos of my dad Te Raina Kingi he use live te kaha & think he was born there thanks Hetekia Kingi  im the only son of the 28th maoribattalion      THANK YOU

Hi there everyone. Has

Hi there everyone. Has anyone has some photos of my dad Hanuere kingi Thank you

Photos

Hi Hetekia I have photos of Te Raina Kingi and Te Ipo Kingi, they are my great grand parents my grandmother is their daughter as sister to Hanuere. Please contact me.