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New Zealand (nation)

Subject Source: Local sources

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New Zealand Contingent for the Transvaal. Wellington. October 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089Q
Scope and Contents A mounted print measuring 204 x 15 mm, with the caption handwritten on the mount. The photograph shows a section of the New Zealand contingent on parade in a field outside Wellington, with hills in the background. New Zealand, like Australia, responded enthusiastically to the prospect of the Boer War and the New Zealand Government eventually sent nearly 6,500 men during the course of the war and they took a full part in many important actions. Like the Australians, they greatly impressed...
Dates: 1899-10
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