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Army chaplain, 1942

Army chaplain, 1942

Anglican padre (military chaplain) J. T. Holland holds a Christmas Day service for New Zealand army personnel in Nofilia, Libya, in 1942. He has improvised an altar by draping a Union Jack over the back of a military jeep parked on the beach.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, War History Collection (PAColl-4161)
Reference: DA-09740
Photograph by C. A. Churchill

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Allan K. Davidson, 'Anglican Church - Church debate and dissent', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Allan K. Davidson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2018