andrew hamilton russell

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Full Name:

  • Andrew Hamilton Russell


  • 23 Feb 186828 Nov 1960

Andrew Russell was one of New Zealand's most important military leaders of the First World War, known for his strategic brilliance and meticulous planning.

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Events In History

  • 1 March 1916
    New Zealand Division formed

    After the evacuation from Gallipoli in December 1915, New Zealand troops returned to Egypt to recover and regroup. In February 1916, it was decided that Australian and New Zealand infantry divisions would be sent to the Western Front. On 1 March, the New Zealand Division was formed. Read more...

  • On Anzac Day 2015, a bronze statue of Sir Andrew Russell was unveiled in Civic Square, near the Hastings cenotaph.

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