The belt fitted with small pockets, for carrying cartridges, and worn across the chest the soldier's is called a bandolier, came in different patterns, for a mounted regiment.
The Pacific Division of the 2NZEF was renamed the 3rd New Zealand Division and sailed for New Caledonia in 1943.
If there is a firm tradition regarding that, then we may be reasonably confident that the photo is not reversed. Later rifle regiments did not slope arms so there wasn't any need to pin the hat up. The colours of the band identified the branch of service. The New Zealand General Service Badge was first worn in 1914 and later issued to servicemen in the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force which consisted of three echelons which all sailed from New Zealand in 1940.
Find out which side of the shoulder the army colours were worn. Can be an old fashioned photographer who was too mean to update his sets.g. Names scan During the South African War the NZ Army felt hats were turned up on the left side with a fore and aft dent in the crown. The hates were always worn with a puggaree, the coloured cloth band worn on the rabbit-fur felt or wool felt hats.
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Jodhpurs, boots and spurs - may mean a cavalry regiment. Most military supplies were still moved by horse, hence the boots. It was quite easy in that era for a photo to be (accidentally) laterally reversed, by placing the negative the wrong way up on the photographic paper. Christchurch Press on Anzac Day 2005 had a feature on the Gallipoli campaign amongst which they included a whole page of casualties as published at that time. He has been credited with introducing the lemon-squeezer hat into service with this regiment.
Close up scan of the collar and hat badges, buttons, arm patches and hat help. Identifying a photographic studio wording often embossed at the bottom c. Pre Federation Victorian troops had the slouch hat raised on the right side and after 1903, all AUS. Officers wore leggings and troops had bandage style leggings. A plume in the hat, his puggaree (hat band), a high collar is pre-Great War, of a Boer War style, jacket style, piping on sleeves, ammunition belt. Malone at an annual training camp at Takapua in 1911 eliminated the dents as they collected water and pinched it in four places. In 1914 Major Herbert Hart transferred to the 17th (Ruahine) Regiment.
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The felt hats went out of service in 1962 but are still used on ceremonial occasions. Unfortunately there is no complete list of 2nd (SC) men. No 40499 New Zealand Rifle Brigade 23rd Reinforcements, Company G. 1916 at Auckland Married Violet Edmunds in 21 July 1910 registrar, Auckland. Rank: Rifleman Remarks: Fit Embarkation: 1917 Overseas service 2 years and 94 days Other units: 1916 Company A 23 Reinforcements 1917 4th NZ Infantry Reserve Battalion, Camp Sling in Wiltshire 3 October 1917 No. Wanganui (mother) Relationship: Mother Nominal Roll: - Evacuation. At Monemvasia, the men were let off the trucks, in the dark we drove crossed the causeway, the road climbed around a hill, the trucks were rolled backwards into the sea, these were new trucks, only about 1500 miles on the speedos. Which he wrote a war pome, Full of sentiment sound, Which directly went home, And secured, at a bound, For the gent, ordered south, dressed in khaki, A place right away on Fame's mound. P., And induced them to part With their s and d On behalf of the widows and kiddies Tommy Atknis left Care of U-Me." His poem did more For the Fashion it set On Zealandia's shore (And 'tis why I fret) And caused everyone to don khaki, A shade more depressing than jet.
There is the WWI War Census Cd that was produced by the St. 3 Machine Gun Company, France in the field 6 October 1917 4th NZ Infantry Reserve Battalion, France in the field 22 December 1917 -23 February 1918 detached to No. Single Place of enlistment: Wellington Occupation: Accountant Last Residence: Wellington, New Zealand Relative Name: Mr T F. The drivers then walked back and boarded the 20 March 1901, Page 55 THE Cult OF THE KHAKI. was his name, And a poet was he Of consid'rable fame; 'Twould be foolish of me To deny that Rud. Men, women, and chicks Went mad o'er the hue (Which was like dirty bricks), And only a few Found strength to resist the infliction That swept through the land like the 'flu. who'd the nerve His "beggar" to dress In dreary, dispiriting khaki.