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Predicate Object 2014-01-30T14:14:46.000Z v1no1-2(1940) 2020-12-10T22:04:20.490Z troopship magazine v. : ill. ; 22 cm. 10 Serial On this voyage the "Aquitania" carried: Royal Navy R.N.V.R., 2 N.Z. Div. Cav., 4 Field Rgt., N.Z.A. (2nd Reinf.), 5 Field Rgt., N.Z.A., 7 Field Coy., N.Z.E., 28 Maori Battalion, 2 N.Z. Div. Amm. Coy., 2 N.Z. Supply Coy., 2 N.Z. Div. Petrol Coy., 5 Field Amb., N.Z.M.C., N.Z. Dental Corps, Chaplains to the Forces, No.1 Gen. Hosp. (Inc. N.Z.A.N.S.), N.Z. Pay Corps, Base Details (postal, records) Previous issues were a larger format, (v. ; 34 cm.) O.C. Troops was Lieut. Col. G. Dittmer. Editors: 2nd Lt. W.H. McKay and 2nd Lt. R.J. Stanford. New Zealand troopship magazine. The Second Echelon of 2NZEF (428 officers and 6410 other ranks) sailed from Wellington on 2 May 1940 in "Aquitania" (Cunard Line), "Empress of Britain" and "Empress of Japan" (both Canadian Pacific liners) and were joined by the "Andes" which the previous day had embarked troops at Lyttelton. While the convoy was in the Indian Ocean its destination was changed from the Middle East to the United Kingdom and it was diverted to the Cape of Good Hope. v1no1 was first issue on foolscap paper cyclostyled on board ship. V1no2 (May 1940) also produced on board ship as souvenir issue. Housed in NZ troopship magazine box 3. Te waka o-Tu (The war craft) : on board H.M.T. Aquitania Te waka o-Tu (The war craft) : on board H.M.T. Aquitania Te waka o-Tu (The war craft) : on board H.M.T. Aquitania
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