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breeches, riding

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  • Other titles
    • Breeches [jodhpurs]: Captain : Infantry, NZEF, WW1 (descriptive name)
    • Captain JB Neely, 1NZEF (associated name)
  • Description
    riding breeches, Captain James B Neely, WW1
    Samoa Advance Party and Infantry, 1NZEF
    light cord breeches; laces up leg; strengthening patches
    measurements: length (leg): 1020mm; diameter waist: 390mm
  • Place
  • Other Number
    U132.3, 1975.145
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  • Accession date
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breeches, riding U132.3
breeches, riding U132.3


  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1975.145, U132.3
  • Notes
    Riding breeches, Captain JB Neeley, WW1
    James Neely was 2nd in command of the Advance Force to Samoa, the first body of troops to leave NZ for active service during World War One.
    Captain James Blackwood Neely of Auckland, a member of the Territorials (3rd Auckland Regiment) was a member of the Samoa Advance Party, service number 1/727. He subsequently re-enlisted, service number 11570, and embarked with the 12th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company, on 1st May 1916, to serve on the Western Front.
  • Event
    28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
  • Person
  • Place
  • Subject category
  • Production
    not researched
    not researched
    World War 1, 1914-18, wars
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › cloth
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 1070mm
    • 0 - Whole diameter : 380mm
  • Classification
  • Record created
    12 August 2013

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