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Page 7 – Further information

This article was written by Tim Shoebridge with the assistance Gareth Phipps and produced by the NZHistory team. 

Sources and further reading

Austin, W.S., The official history of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade (the Earl of Liverpool’s Own): covering the period of service with New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War from 1915 to 1919 (Wellington: Watkins, 1924; reprinted by John Douglas Publishing, Christchurch, 2013)

Burton, O.E., The Auckland Regiment: being an account of the doings on active service of the First, Second and Third Battalions of the Auckland Regiment (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1922; reprinted by Naval & Military Press, Uckfield, East Sussex, 2004)

Byrne, A.E., Official history of the Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F., in the Great War, 1914–1918 (Dunedin: J. Wilkie, 1921; reprinted by Naval & Military Press, Uckfield, East Sussex, 2003)

Cooke, Peter, NZEF Order of Battle 1914–19 (pdf) (Wellington: NZ Defence Force, 2015)

Cooke, Peter, John H. Gray and Ken Stead, The Auckland Infantry: the story of the Auckland (Countess of Ranfurly’s Own) and North Auckland regiments and of the citizen soldiers who served New Zealand (Auckland: 3rd Battalion (Auckland (Countess of Ranfurly’s Own) and Northland) Regimental Association, 2010)

Corbett, D.A., The regimental badges of New Zealand (Auckland: Ray Richards, 1980)

Cunningham, W.H., C.A.L.Treadwell and J.S. Hanna, The Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F., 1914–1919 (Wellington: Ferguson and Osborn, 1928; reprinted by Naval & Military Press, Uckfield, East Sussex, 2005)

Ferguson, David, The history of the Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F., 1914–1919 (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1921)

McGibbon, Ian, New Zealand’s Western Front Campaign (Auckland: Bateman, 2016)

Oldham, Geoffrey P., Badges and insignia of the New Zealand Army (Henderson: the author, 2011)

Stewart, H., The New Zealand Division 1916–1919: a popular history based on official records (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1921)

Thomas, Malcolm, and Cliff Lord, New Zealand Army distinguishing patches 1911–1991, part one (Wellington: the authors, 1995)

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