Story: Yerex, George Franklyn

Chief army instructor of forest and jungle warfare, George Yerex

George Yerex

This photograph of the popular George Franklyn Yerex shows him explaining points of topography by candlelight at a Tararua Ranges camp during the Second World War, when he was chief army instructor of forest and jungle warfare. The photograph was taken by John Dobrée Pascoe in his role as official war photographer.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: PAColl-5926-38
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Peter McKelvey. 'Yerex, George Franklyn', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5y1/yerex-george-franklyn (accessed 14 November 2019)