Photograph [John McGregor Grierson and troops]; unknown photographer; 1914-1918;...

Name/Title

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.

Place Made

[?]

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

photograph, black and white

Date Made

1914-1918

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Inscription 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)'

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 128mm x w 178mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

military/world war one

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

photograph

Object number

MT2011.185.287

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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