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There were often military camps held at the racecourse in peace as well as war times. The town often provided entertainment for the soldiers. This photograph shows the basket­ball (netball) teams on one occasion during the forties.

The local girls were (left to right) Peaches Sim, Elsie Titcombe, May Wolley, Joyce McKenzie, Ngaio Kingi, Beryl Coley, Janey Murphy, Peggy Murphy, Merle Rouse, Maisie Rouse.

Used in Tony Hunt's book: Foxton 1888-1988; the First 100 Years.

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Foxton Basketball Teams in the forties

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