Off to War, Tapawera Mounted Contingent

Production date
16 Aug 1914
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Object Detail

Posed image of the Tapawera Mounted Contingent in camp at Nelson in August 1914. The image shows twelve males, seven standing, five seated in front of them, all in military uniform. The print is mounted on brown card. The men are named below: Bracefield, Jack [Clure crossed out] [Clougher handwritten above], Rory Arnold, Bob Mead, Bert Pearless, Jack Hannen, Frank Kidson. Jack Tomlinson, Norm McPherson, Jo Thomas, Len Kinsett, Jack Crimp. [Not in the photo Stan Berryman [--] handwritten in.underneath]"
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Media/materials description
Photographic print, card
image 98 x 149, mount 201 x 252
Print = Height x Width (mm) = 98 x 149mm
Mount = Height x Width (mm) = 201 x 252mm
World war, 1914-1918
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Credit line
Tapawera Mounted Contingent. 16 Aug 1914. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: 282833.

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I believe Len Kinzett in the photo is Leonard John Kinzett, died in Sept 1916 on the Somme...

- Bob Kinzett

Posted on 30-05-2018 02:55:06