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  • The Canterbury Mounted Regiment on its march to the troopships watering horses in the River Avon, Near Carlton Bridge, Christchurch.

    The embarkation of the Canterbury Mounted Regiment on Tuesday September 22 1914.

    The Canterbury Mounted Regiment on its march to the troopships watering horses in the River Avon, near Carlton Bridge, Christchurch.

    Photos from a collection of glass plate negatives found...

  • A Squadron, Canterbury Mounted Regiment arriving in Lyttelton from Evans Pass.

    Scenes at the embarkation of the Canterbury Mounted Regiment at Lyttelton on Tuesday September 22 1914.

    A Squadron, Canterbury Mounted Regiment arriving in Lyttelton from Evans Pass. 

    Published in the Weekly Press, 30 September, 1914, page 28.

    Photos from a collection of glass plate...

  • Pictureof the Great Public Demonstration in aid of the Patriotic Fund, Christchurch, Monday August 24 1914.

    Picture from the Great Public Demonstration in aid of the Patriotic Fund which took place in Christchurch on Monday August 24 1914.

    This patriotic demonstration produced the most elaborate procession ever seen in Christchurch, and probably New Zealand. It was fully two miles long, and took 40 minutes in passing a point. The...

  • Scene of the Sockburn Camp in the early morning of Tuesday September 22 1914.

    Scenes in the Sockburn Camp in the early morning of Tuesday September 22 1914.

    Embarkation of the Canterbury Troops Tuesday 22 September, 1914
    Like a scene from a base camp. A portion of the Mounted regiments baggage ready to be put on board the Baggage Trains.

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  • Feed for the horse of the Expeditionary Force, ten fine stacks of oats on Mr T Fosters farm at Ladbrooks.

    Feed for the horse of the Expeditionary Force, ten fine stacks of oats on Mr T Fosters farm at Ladbrooks.

    Feed for the horse of the Expeditionary Force, Ten fine stacks of oats on Mr T Foster's farm at Ladbrooks. The stacks were photographed last week prior to their being cut into chaff, for which the...

  • Packing Clothes for the distressed people of Belgium and Great Britain, 1914

    Packing Clothes for the distressed people of Belgium and Great Britain.

    This photograph was obtained in the Montreal Street store of Messrs. Pyne and Co., and shows members of the Christchurch Ladies committee engaged in opening and repacking boxes of clothes from all...

  • Scenes at the embarkation of the Canterbury Contingent at Lyttelton on Wednesday September 23 1914

    Scenes at the embarkation of the Canterbury Contingent at Lyttelton on Wednesday September 23 1914

    Embarkation of the Canterbury Contingent at Lyttelton on Wednesday September 23 1914. The ships are the Tahiti, officially designated HMNZT4 for the duration of the mission, left, and the Athenic...

  • Scenes at the embarkation of the Canterbury Contingent at Lyttelton on Wednesday September 23 1914, infantry going aboard the troop transport ships

    Troops boarding the transport ship,Tahiti, officially designated HMNZT4 for the duration of the mission.

    Published in the Weekly Press 30 September 1914, page 34.

    Photos from a...

  • Photograph of the inspection of the Canterbury Contingent of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force by the Hon. James Allen, Minister of Defence, at the Sockburn Camp.

    Inspection of the Canterbury Contingent of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force by the Hon. James Allen, Minister of Defence, at the Sockburn Camp.

    A portion of the camp.

    Published in the Weekly Press, 23 September 1914, page 36.

    Photos from a collection of glass plate negatives found in The Press archives from 1914 showing the...

  • Picture of the Wellington Contingent of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force at Awapuni Racecourse, Palmerston North.

    Pictures of the Wellington Contingent of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force at Awapuni Racecourse, Palmerston North.

    Photos from a collection of glass plate negatives found in The Press archives from 1914 showing the First World War effort in New Zealand. 

    1914 News Photo: Historic Collection of The Press...

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