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The Manchester Rifles were formed in 1879. The 2nd Battalion, West Coast Rifle Volunteers' Challenge Shield was won by the Manchester Rifles of Feilding in 1907. From left. Back row: Sergeant Fisher (86); Colour-Sergeant Aitken, holder of Kiwitea Rifle Association Belt, (88); Volunteer Evans (87); William Parker, holder of Company Chairman Champion Belt(97); Volunteer Stewart (88). Middle row: Sergeant Trask (scorer); Lieutenant Pleasants (89); Captain Barltrop (93); Lieutenant Domigan (92); Sergeant Diamond (scorer). Front: Volunteer Matthew (76); Volunteer Belk (92).

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2009N_A96_WAR_2224
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Members of the Manchester Rifles with Rifle Challenge Shield
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Public Photograph Collection A 96
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Coolstore

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Manawatu
Date
1907

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Palmerston North City Library

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