1901, Skippers Bridge opened
In the most serious breakdown of discipline in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the European theatre, hundreds of men rioted at Sling Camp on Salisbury Plain. Read more...
The 6th New Zealand Brigade attacked the Italian town of Cassino as part of the Allies advance on Rome. By the time the New Zealand Division was withdrawn in early April, 343 New Zealanders had lost their lives.