The Berry Boys: Naming the Kiwi Faces of World War I 

When:
18 April – October 2014
Where:
Level 4
Cost:
Free
Type:
People and history 

Portrait of an unidentified soldier, 1916-1919, Wellington. Berry & Co. Purchased 1998 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa
 
Read about the forthcoming book Berry Boys: Portraits of World War One Soldiers
 

 

In the lead-up to the World War I centenary (2014–19), Te Papa is working to identify a group of mystery soldiers and their loved ones. We call them the Berry Boys, and they feature in The Berry Boys: Naming the Kiwi faces of World War I, an intimate exhibition on now at Te Papa.

Come to Te Papa to explore what our detective work, combined with your input, has revealed about the Berry Boys to date. See if you recognise any of the 30 soldiers who remain a mystery. Share your reflections on World War I in our Berry Boys visitors book.

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