Category: 1st New Zealand Contingent, New Zealand Army, Second Boer War

Categories: New Zealand Army | New Zealand Army, Second Boer War

Landing level category
This category contains profiles of persons of the 1st New Zealand Contingent during the Second Boer War.

Departed: 21 October 1899 from Wellington Total strength: 215 Known as the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles, the First Contingent consisted of men who had been selected from regional volunteer forces. Commanded by Major Alfred Robin, it was divided into two companies and departed from Wellington aboard the SS Waiwera on 21 October 1899.

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Person Profiles (4)

14 Jan 1879 Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand - 21 Jan 1900
1871 Thames, Waikato, New Zealand - 17 Nov 1918
14 Nov 1866 Kaiapoi, Canterbury, New Zealand - 30 Apr 1944
19 Apr 1877 Balclutha, New Zealand - 16 Mar 1939 photo




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