Officers of the Battalion attend the unit's anniversary dinner marking being overseas for two years at St George Hotel, Beirut, 5 June 1942.
From the front: Tiwi Love, Kahi Harawira, Henry Toka, Capt. Shaw-Thompson, Reg Mariu, Harry Lambert, Charlie Bennett (YMCA), George Marsden, William Vercoe.
Right: Fred Baker, Reta Keiha, Jumbo Joseph (NZ-born Syrian), Ben Ropata, Rangi Logan, Ben Porter, Johnson, Dr MacDonald, Duncan McRae, Jack Reedy, Jim Matehaere.
(Caption information from Soutar, Nga Tama Toa, 2008, p.204)
Sydney (Bully) Jackson collection.