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Penciled on back – N Clayton Farewell to N.Z. Contingent to South Africa. Troopers Spencer, Sherman & Richards About 1900

Stamped on back with blue ink - John Cleland Photo Studio Ltd. Ph. 78-878

Farewell to troops for the Boer War at Shannon Station, c.1900 1 B&W photo print, copy {smaller than #.0003b}

Shannon members of the N.Z. Contingent being farewelled. On station platform before arrival of troop-train. 2 troopers (centre) wearing bandoliers are: E. Richards & E.J.S. Spencer. 2 other troopers are: W. Sherman & Percy Nation. Group of schoolgirls (left) one of whom is Irene Knowles (later Leng-Ward).

Used in book – “From Bush & Swamp”, page 42, with caption - A large crowd gathered at the Shannon railway station to farewell troops for the Boer war c. 1901, including a party of school girls decked out in white pinafores.

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Farewell to troops for the Boer War at Shannon Station, c.1900

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e. richards,
e.j.s. spencer,
irene knowles,
percy nation,
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shannon centennial collection,
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