Published February 27, 2017 at 1145 × 888 in Defending Wellington: The Home Guard at Makara Members of No. 10 Platoon, Makara Battalion, New Zealand Home Guard, hard at work digging defensive positions at Makara Beach in 1942. From L to R, they are McDermott, Sheilds, Brawn, Pike, Bell-Harry and Thompson. Makara Battalion, New Zealand Home Guard Share this:TwitterFacebookRedditPinterestLike this:Like Loading... ‹ Return to post Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.