Photograph [John McGregor Grierson and troops]; unknown photographer; 1914-1918;...
Photograph [John McGregor Grierson and troops]About this object
A copy of a black and white photograph of John McGregor Grierson (Jack), sitting in the centre of the picture, surrounded by fellow World War One troops. He started as a driver in the 13th Reinforcements NZ Field Artillery.
John's father Adam was a stationmaster at the Mataura Railway Station; a sibling James also served during World War One, as a rifleman.
photograph, black and whiteDate Made
1914-1918Medium and Materials
processed material, paperInscription and Marks
On reverse of photograph:
handwritten in blue pen - 'Jack Grierson seated Centre'
handwritten on white stickers - '13th Reinforcement / WW1 / Father Adam Grierson / stationmaster - Mataura / A Brother James / Gifford Grierson / served with / 22nd / NZRB / Photo from / Bruce McVicar Grierson / (address listed) / (phone number listed)'
h 128mm x w 178mm
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object Type