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Colin Lovell-Smith


Canterbury artist and teacher Colin Lovell-Smith served as a sapper with the Royal New Zealand Engineers during the First World War. Following Gallipoli, he was posted to a British Corps of Royal Engineers unit on the Salonika front in early 1916, where he helped survey and map the region. For this work, Lovell-Smith was awarded the White Eagle of Serbia.


Lovell-Smith family collection

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