NEW ZEALAND MOUNTED RIFLES

J H Russell 30467

 21st Reinforcements NZMR

Featherston and Papawai Camps

November 1916

This set of pictures show daily life at Featherston Camp, feeding the horses and camp beds ready for inspection.
Below: James and his mates just relaxing in the camp

Below: Papawal Canvas Camp situated a mile or two outside the town-ship of Greytown, and is used principally as a musketry camp for the mounted units and the Specialists. The two rifle ranges, which, with the machine-gun emplacements, are the principal features of the camp, are fully equipped in every way, and it is here that the Artillery, A.S.C., Mounted Rifles, Signallers, and Machine Gunners go through their musketry course.

 

Camp instructor and unidentified trooper.

 

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