The Unknown Warrior

An essential element in the continued success of the Onward Project is the identification of unnamed individuals in group photographs. Here is an example of how we confirmed five of the men shown in this photograph of the officers and NCOs of E Squadron, 7th Reinforcements. The first issue to resolve is what unit E Squadron of the 7th Reinforcements belonged to. Volume One of the nominal roll of the NZEF is not much help as it was printed as an alphabetical list, and not broken down into units. Papers Past tells us that E Squadron was part of the Auckland Mounted Rifles, thus we can reasonably expect these men to have 13/ service numbers. Given the assortment of badges, we can assume this ph

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