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Mounted troops of the NZEF Canterbury Mounted Rifles crossing the Ferrymead Bridge over the Heathcote River, Christchurch, [ca 28 September 1914]

Reference Number: 1/1-011935-G

Mounted troops of the NZEF Canterbury Mounted Rifles crossing the Ferrymead Bridge over the Heathcote River, circa 28 September 1914. They were on their way to Lyttelton to leave for World War I. The scow `Cascade' is visible on the right. Glimpses of the Zealandia soap work (background, right) and the Heathcote race course (background, left) can also be seen. The Heathcote Arms Hotel is hidden by trees. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Cascade (Scow), New Zealand. Army. NZEF. Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment, Ferrymead Bridge, Bridges - New Zealand - Canterbury Region and Troops - Mounted.

Part of:
The Press (Newspaper) :Negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00103 (247 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service71. Christchurch. Heathcote. Ferrymead(PFP-003906)

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