6th (Manawatu) Mounted Rifles

6th (Manawatu) Mounted Rifles
6th (Manawatu) Mounted Rifles
Active 1911 - 1921
Country New Zealand
Allegiance New Zealand Crown
Branch New Zealand Army
Role Mounted
Size Regiment
Part of New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade
Engagements World War I
Middle Eastern Theatre during the Great War

The 6th (Manawatu) Mounted Rifles was formed on March 17, 1911. They were mobilised during World War I as a squadron of the Wellington Mounted Rifle Regiment. They served in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I and first saw action during the Battle of Gallipoli. As a part of the larger New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade (of the Anzac Mounted Division) they went on to serve in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign.[1][2]

Great War Battles

Between the Wars

It was remamed the 6th New Zealand Mounted Rifles (Manawatu) in 1921 and later to the simple, Manawatu Rifles ,which It was absorbed into 2nd Armoured Regiment on 29 March 1944.[1]

References


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