horace moore-jones

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Horace Millichamp Moore-Jones


  • 1867/18683 Apr 1922

Biography of the New Zealand war artist famous for his paintings of the Gallipoli landscape and of Private Simpson and his donkey.

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First World War art

  • First World War art

    During the First World War official and unofficial New Zealand war artists produced a wide range of works depicting this country's war effort. These works later became part of New Zealand's National Collection of War Art.

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  • Page 3 – Official war art

    The NZEF employed its first official war artist, Lance Corporal Nugent Welch, in April 1918. Welch documented the activities of the New Zealand Division in France and Belgium,

The Gallipoli campaign

  • The Gallipoli campaign

    Each year on Anzac Day, New Zealanders (and Australians) mark the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings of 25 April 1915. On that day, thousands of young men, far from their homes, stormed the beaches on the Gallipoli Peninsula in what is now Türkiye.

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  • Page 10 - Gallipoli biographiesFind out more about some of the New Zealanders involved in the Gallipoli campaign between April 1915 and January 1916.
  • Situated in the town’s Carnegie Library, this memorial is a massive three-sided structure made from solid oak and featuring the artwork of Horace Moore-Jones