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Evacuees to New Zealand

Description: Children's Overseas Reception Board (CORB) group bound for New Zealand. At the outbreak of World War Two, thousands of British children were sent to the Dominions (Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa) before attacks on shipping prematurely ended the scheme.

 

Date: 1940

 

Our Catalogue Reference: DO 131/15

 

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