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SICK AND WOUNDED

ARRIVAL IN AUCKLAND**™"'

Carrying 79 sick and wounded soldiers of the Second N.55..E.F,; a special train arrived in .Auckland shortly before noon to-day. The returning men were welcomed at the railway station by a large crowd Of relatives and friends, and among Civic and service representatives were the Mayor, Mr. Allum, and Brigadier A. B. Williams, D.&.6., officer commanding the Northern "Military district.

The draft included 22 men for the Waikato and Bay of Plenty, 40 for the city and 17 for North Auckland, While four men were admitted to the Auckland Hospital. The men for the city were taken to their homes by Army and Red Cross Transport cars, while those for Northland left by car after lunch _at the transit camp at Mechanics' Bay.

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SICK AND WOUNDED, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945

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SICK AND WOUNDED Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945

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