Story: Salvation Army

Salvation Army armed services club, 1943

Salvation Army armed services club, 1943

With suitcases packed and overcoats folded, young recruits preparing to leave for the Second World War line up outside a Salvation Army armed services club in 1943. The Army set up these clubs for servicemen and their families in New Zealand and overseas during both world wars.

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Mark Derby, 'Salvation Army - Salvation Army culture and development', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29354/salvation-army-armed-services-club-1943 (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2018