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Third Contingent Rough Riders


Members of New Zealand's Third Contingent in South Africa, 1900.

Together with the Fourth New Zealand Contingent, the Third were known as the ‘Rough Riders’ due to their numbers consisting of citizens who were naturally good marksmen and riders as opposed to trained Volunteers.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-068589-F
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