PERSONAL RECORD. THORPE, CANON. DAVID. [No. 3 GENERAL HOSPITAL MAADI AND TIM FAHEY]
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Military band with pipers in camp in desert setting, [Maadi, Egypt]. On plinth beneath flagpole: “3NZ General Hospital. Kia Kaha” (with a tiki figure). Nurses and men in uniform. A camel ride to a pyramid. “New Zealand YMCA” sign in wall. Recreational tennis and swimmping in pool. A leafy courtyard with tables and officers socialising.
A sign is seen: “School Of Instruction. 2.N.Z.E.F.” Troops on back of truck in desert. City scenes. Sporets exercises at a girls’ school. Socialising in courtyard. Man and woman operate oars on river. Man and woman at swimming pool. Men in uniform by van in desert.
Reference number F41713
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA