Military Parade - Akaroa - 9 January 1919

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Military Parade - Akaroa - 9 January 1919.

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The military parade organised to welcome the French Mission to New Zealand on their visit to Akaroa  9-10 January 1919, wending its way into Akaroa.   This was the only military parade for mission during their visit and was mounted because of Akaroa's settlement by French immigrants.

The mounted horsemen are from the Banks Peninsula section of the 1st Mounted Rifles

From the Shuttleworth collection

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