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Private Ngaire Subritzky
RNZA Observation Post, Rangitoto Island, 1943

During WWII, Ngaire Subritzky joined the WAACs on 16 November 1942 and served until 12 July 1944 when she was discharged upon "completion of her period of enlistment". While in the New Zealand Army she served as a radar operator with the 9th Heavy Regiment, New Zealand Artillery. She was awarded the British War Medal 1939-1945 and the New Zealand War Service Medal 1939-1945. In this photograph, there are buildings behind her and the sign above actually reads "AFRICA" with an arrow.

See also "Ngaire's War".

Ngaire Subritzky