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Kiwi soldiers see the sights in Palestine

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posted on 2024-06-05, 18:59 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

Our Uncle Glyn Bynon Powell served with the NZ Expeditionary Forces in the Middle East. He left me some photographs from there, the back of each has a note, for instance: 1. "One Rose and others! Feb/Mar '41; 29th June '41; Aussie Club Fast Hotel Jerusalem Self, Len Dawson, Chris Boyce, George Nelson, Jack Pullinger 6-9th July '41; Dead Sea: Len Dawson, Chris Boyce, George Nelson, Jack Pullinger 6-9th July '41; The Well of the Three Wise Men (between Jerusalem and Bethlehem) 6-9th July '41; Chapel at The Rock of the Ascention [Ascension ] on Mount of Olives 6-9th July '41; The Holy Family outside Convent of St Joseph's Nasareth [Nazareth].

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Photographs of Glyn in the Middle East

Person the story/items relate to

Glyn Coulthard Bynon Powell

Person who shared the story/items

Richard Llewelyn Bynon-Powell

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

Glyn was my uncle

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Shared online via the Their Finest Hour project website.

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117979