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Laying a wreath on US Memorial Day


Marjorie Joyce Davis, representing the New Zealand wives and fiancees of US servicemen, lays a wreath at the Wellington cenotaph on 30 May 1944 to mark America’s Memorial Day.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: F 1019 1/4
Photographer: John Pascoe
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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