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Cook Islands manpower aided British war effort

Wednesday 22 April 2015 | Published in Features

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Cook Islands manpower aided British war effort
Soldiers from Rarotonga stand next to artillery shells, about 1916-18. During the British advance through Palestine, the New Zealand Rarotongan Company were used as ammunition handlers attached to No. 97 Heavy Battery, Royal Regiment of Artillery.

It’s Anzac Day on Saturday, and all over the Cook Islands, people will remember the efforts of those brave men who fought, and in some cases died, for their country in World Wars One and Two and subsequent conflicts.

It’s Anzac Day on Saturday, and all over the Cook Islands, people will remember the efforts of those brave men who fought, and in some cases died, for their country in World Wars One and Two and subsequent conflicts.


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