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SECOND DRAFT

REPATRIATED PRISONERS

EXPECTED HOME TO-MORROW

■ The second big draft of repatriated prisoners of war will reach Auckland by special train to-mor-i; row. No formal welcome will be | held, but civic and military authoriI ties and representatives of ex- | servicemen's organisations will be present at the station. The Papa- * kura Camp Band will also be in f attendance.

Men living in the city will be taken to their homes in Red Cross 1 Transport Corps cars, while those for Northland will travel by Army transport. The men will be recalled for medical boarding within a week. At time of going to press the expected time of arrival in Auckland was 9.30 a.m. The draft comprises 299 for the Auckland province, including 90 for South Auckland, 139 for the city and 70 for North Auckland. The train is scheduled to stop at 'principal stations.

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SECOND DRAFT, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 169, 19 July 1945

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SECOND DRAFT Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 169, 19 July 1945

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