Name/Title1st Contingent 8th South Canterbury Mounted Rifles S.C.M.R. to leave Waimate for the 1914-1918 War
About this objectThe 8th (South Canterbury) Regiment was officially raised on 17 March 1911. It was one of 12 regionally based mounted rifles regiments formed as part of the new Territorial Force (TF) organisation that came into existence on that day. This part-time Territorial Force and a tiny regular force of professional soldiers formed the basis of New Zealand’s army at the outbreak of the First World War.
Back: G Rainey, R Frost, W Julian, John Cochrane, John ennant, James Cochrane, N Nicol, C Cameron, Robins. ER Rickman, ?
3rd R: J McKenzie, M Duggan, J Tobin, W Tavendale, J Campbell, Gynes, J Hodgson, RS McKenzie, H Samuels, Copland, P Fitzharris, J Gill
2nd R: Fraser, JH Whitta, J Carr, AR Manchester, PJ Wain, John Finlay, GC Bailey, P Sloan, N Bell, W Menzies, E Spencer, E Ryan,
Front: W McGrath, T Keane, T Wall, Hunt, ?, H Hogan
Date MadeAugust 1914
Subject and Association KeywordsWWI
Subject and Association KeywordsSCMR