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Members of the Mounted Rifles Regiment in Nelson during World War One, 18 Aug 1914

Reference Number: 1/2-026531-G

Members of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Regiment travelling through Nelson before leaving to fight in World War One. Several Nelson businesses can be identified behind the soldiers and their horses, including J. E. Jounsell & Co., Booksellers & Stationers; J. Shields, & Co., the Wine & Spirit Merchants; M. M. Webster, Provision Merchant; and Trathen & Co., a drapery. Photograph taken by Frederick Nelson Jones in August 1914.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand. Army. NZEF. New Zealand Mounted Rifles, Nelson Region, Troops - Mounted, World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel, Streets - New Zealand - Nelson-Marlborough Region, Soldiers - New Zealand and Horses.

Part of:
Jones, Frederick Nelson, 1881-1962 :Negatives of the Nelson district, Reference Number PAColl-3051 (286 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War I. Troops.(PFP-029684)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: The Mounted Rifles leave for the front. Nelson N.Z. Aug. 18. 1914. F.N.Jones.

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