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The kia tupato : the official organ of the Nineteenth Reinforcement

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  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    The kia tupato : the official organ of the Nineteenth Reinforcement
  • Primary Maker

     1NZEF : 19th Reinforcements (Issuing body)

  • Contributor/Publisher
    19th Reinforcements
    Printed by Bennett Brothers, Military Printers
  • Place
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    2 volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm

  • Serial Holdings
    Current Holdings: No. 2 (December 1916); Souvenir number (1917)
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Subject Category
  • Public Access Text

    New Zealand troopship magazine. Magazine of troops on board H.M.N.Z.T No. 68, 'Maunganui'. Souvenir number includes nominal roll of members of the 19th Reinforcement and the 3rd Tunnelling Corps, and includes material from nos. 1-6 and previously unpublished material. "Kia tupato" adopted as the name for the magazine because it was also the motto of the Reinforcement, meaning "beware" or "be vigilant". As transport no. 68 the T.S. "Maunganui" (together with the "Tahiti" no.

    69) carried troops of the 19th Reinforcement, departing New Zealand 15 November 1916 and arriving Plymouth 30 January 1917. O.C. Troops was Capt. H.C. Collett and Ship's Master Capt. L. Worrall.

  • Associated Notes

    Digitised copies available to view online in pdf format

  • Collection Type
    New Zealand Serials
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    17 May 2024
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