Typed on paper glued to back: “Geran mine washed ashore on Hokio Beach on November 14, 1918. It was found up towards the Hydrabad. I remember (F.C. Swanwick) that Constable Greggan exploded it by shooting at it with a .303 rifle. Wally Phillips said he thought several marksmen took part in the shooting.”
German Mine, Hokio Beach, 1918.
1 B&W photo print copy, mounted (with 2000.018.0336a)
Photograph has scratch across the centre
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