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Man with surname of “Brightwell” in military uniform, taken about 1943
Horse emblem on collar points, leather bandolier across shoulder, leather strap for message
Possibly Murray Richard Brightwell, Private, Serial Number 631478 Dannevirke
[Information from ancestry.com]
On shoulder lapel is badge RNZIR (Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment)
Brown shoulder strap and a Sam Browne belt
Collar badge is the 9th (Wellington East Coast) Mounted Rifles smaller version of the cap badge.
Motto: Fortes fortuna juvat (Fortune assists the brave)