Trenches being dug in Garden Place during World War II

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Early 1940s
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Garden Place trenches being dug in the early 1940s during World War II. Mr R W Beet (second to the right) was manpowered to Council while "in between" farms. In the immediate background is the concrete roof of the 'underground' Gentlemen's Lavatories. Beyond is the Patriotic Hut (small white building) and on Victoria Street is the Chief Post Office. The white building to right is Armstrong Motors Ltd - Ford dealer - by now on the corner of Alexandra Street and Garden Place.
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HCL_02433

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