Film: inspecting the troops, 1917

Walter Long, Secretary for the Colonies, inspects New Zealand troops near Bailleul, northern France, on 9 March 1917.

Long is greeted by the New Zealand divisional commander, Major-General Sir Andrew Russell. They inspect the 2nd NZ Infantry Brigade and other units, including the NZ Pioneer Battalion. Long is escorted by Major Peter H. Buck (Te Rangi Hiroa).


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