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Long-service medals being presented to Captains Morrison, Smith, Batchelor and G.M.S. Reid at the Mounted Rifles camp held in the Showgrounds. The 6th (Manawatu) Mounted Rifles was formed on March 17, 1911. They were mobilised during the Great War as a squadron of the Wellington Mounted Rifle Regiment.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2009N_A37_WAR_2198
Title
Medal presentation to members of the 6th Mounted Rifles
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection A 37
Date
May 6, 1917

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Place
The Showgrounds. Cuba Street, Palmerston North

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