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William Malone

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William George Malone


24 Jan 1859 – 8 Aug 1915


William Malone
William George Malone, commander of the Wellington Battalion, was one of New Zealand's outstanding soldiers of 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. Read the full article

Page 4 - Stalemate

By 29 April, the battle of the landing was over; both sides had fought themselves to a standstill. While the New Zealanders and Australians had established a beachhead at Anzac

Page 10 - Gallipoli biographies

Find out more about some of the New Zealanders involved in the Gallipoli campaign between April 1915 and January 1916.

A mounted pine cone brought back from Chunuk Bair by Meg Craig (nee Malone), the granddaughter of Lieutenant Colonel William Malone.