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VOLUNTEER PARADE.

In accordance with the usual custom on Her Majesty’s Birthday, all the volunteer corps mustered in parade order at the Garrison Hall this morning. There was an excellent muster, both of infantry and artillery, the parade state being as follows: No. 1 Battalion. Staff.—l major, 1 adjutant, 1 battalion ser-geant-major ; total, 3. Band.—l quartermaster, 1 sergeant, 25 rank and file; total, 27. City Guards,—! captain, 2 lieutenants, 2 sergeants, 1 bugler, 38 rank and file; total, 44. North Dunedin Rifles. 1 captain, 3 sergeant", 1 bugler, 35 rank and file; total, 40. Wakari Rifles.—l captain, 2 lieutenants, 1 sergeant, 1 bugler, 25 rank and file ; total, 30. Highland Rifles.—l captain, 2 lieutenants, 1 color-rergeant, 3 sergeants, 1 bogler, 31 rank and file; total, 39. Irish Rifles. —1 captain, 2 lieutenants, 1 color-sergeant, 3 sergeants, 28 rank and file; total, 35, High School Cadets. 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 1 color-sergeant, 4 sergeants, 1 bngler, 29 rank and file; total, 37. No. 2 Battalion. Dunedin Navals.—l captain, 1 lieutenant, 1 sub-lieutenant, 1 color-sergeant, 4 corporals, 37 rank and file; total, 44. Peninsula Navals.—! captain, 1 lieutenant, 1 sergeant, ! corporal, 1 bugler, 25 rank and file; total, 30. Pott Chalmers Navals. 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 1 sergeant, 2 corporals, 50 rank aid file; total, 55. Engineers.—l captain, l l lieutenant, 1 sublieutenant, 1 color-sergeant, 3 sergeants, 2 corporals, 1 bugler, 22 rank and file; total, 33. L Battery. 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 1 sergeant-major, 4 sergeants, 2 corporals, 26 rank and file; total, 35. B Battery (28) and Hussars (16) also paraded. The corps marched from the Garrison Hall to the reserved ground, where a royal salute of twenty-one guns was fired, while between each seven shots the infantry fired a Jeu de joie, the band playing the National Anthem. The corps then proceeded to the railway station, and were conveyed by train to Green Island, where a sham fight was held.

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VOLUNTEER PARADE., Evening Star, Issue 7915, 24 May 1889

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VOLUNTEER PARADE. Evening Star, Issue 7915, 24 May 1889

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