Kōrero: Telecommunications

Post and Telegraph Guard, 1914 (3 o 3)

Post and Telegraph Guard, 1914

The Post and Telegraph Guard at Cable Bay in Nelson was part of the P & T Corps; 2,255 P & T staff joined the armed forces in combatant or communication roles. There were 62 telegraphers on duty in Mesopotamia (Iraq) as part of the newly-formed First Australian and New Zealand Wireless Signal Squadron. Later men joined the New Zealand Divisional Signals staff in France.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Frederick Nelson Jones Collection (PAColl-3051)
Reference: 1/1-011487; G
Photograph by Frederick Nelson Jones

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.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

A. C. Wilson, 'Telecommunications - Post and Telegraph, 1914–1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22014/post-and-telegraph-guard-1914 (accessed 10 December 2019)

He kōrero nā A. C. Wilson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010