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1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry Draft
1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry Draft

The 1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry Draft Album contains the photographs of nearly all the men who were listed as having embarked for service to South Africa with this unit.

The 1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry Draft, known as the "Bloodthirsty 45", embarked from Hobart, Tasmania on 18 January 1900 and returned to Tasmania on 7 December 1900.

The photographs were extracted from John Bufton, Tasmanians in the Transvaal War, Launceston, 1905, pp. 130 – 131.

A complete listing of photographs can be seen at:

1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry Draft, Album Contents

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Captain Arthur Horton RIGGALL
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