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Owen Sutton, grave at Bromley, 1941

My mothers brother Owen Sutton was killed in a traffic accident in Christchurch during World War II. He was just about to be sent for training in Canada, as Air Crew. He had been married about a year...

Date 1941
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Collection 2013 Photo Hunt

Municipal Electricity Department register

A man checking a register at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) offices on the corner of Manchester Street and Armagh Street.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Enquiries and cashier, MED building

Enquiries and cashier counter at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) building.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

MED control boards

A man uses the controls at the Municipal Electricity Department (MED) building.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

The Oddfellow's Chambers

Exterior of the Odd Fellow's Chambers at 168 St Asaph Street with a banner advertising the site as a polling booth.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

St Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Situated on a plot of land bordered by Oxford Terrace, Tuam Street and Antigua Street.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Telephone Exchange, Christchurch Post Office

A man stood using the telephone exchange in the Christchurch post office in Cathedral Square.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Post Office building decorations

View of the clock tower on the Post Office building in Cathedral Square with decorations for New Zealand centennial celebrations.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Training at Papanui Technical College

Interior view of a work room with machinery at Papanui Technical College. A group of men are being trained as fitters and turners using the machines.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Emergency shelter sign, Redcliffs

Close-up of an emergency shelter sign at Redcliffs directing people to shelter in one of the natural caves in the area in the event of an emergency during the Second World War.

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Trenches in Latimer Square

View across Latimer Square of workmen digging of shelter trenches during the Second World War. The shelters were intended to provide a safe space during any possible air raids on Christchurch in the...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs

Mobile bridging exercises, New Zealand Army Engineers

A group of New Zealand Army Engineers, 3rd Field Company, carrying out a mobile bridge exercise on Victoria Lake in Hagley Park. The exercise involves ferrying a military truck across the lake using a...

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Collection 1940s Star photographs