Private Te Runa enjoys a cup of tea after repatriation, 1944

A photo from The Evening Post, 21 October 1944, of Private Te Runa.  What a relief it must have been for whanau to see his smiling face.  

It has the following caption underneath: 

Private Teruna, a Maori soldier who was a prisoner of war in Germany gets a cup of tea from the High Commissioner, Mr Jordan. Private Teruna, who comes from Tokomaru Bay, is one of a party of New Zealand soldiers and airmen recently repatriated from Germany. 


 The Evening Post, 21 October 1944, pg 6 from Papers Past

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