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Passchendaele's memorial plate


One of AB 608’s memorial nameplates, photographed in 1963. The plates were fitted to the locomotive in 1925 to commemorate the 450 railway workers who lost their lives during the First World War.


Courtesy of the New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society (photograph by Ken Hoddinott)

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Passchendaele's memorial plate, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated