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NZEF Postal Department in London
NZEF Postal Department in London

The New Zealand Postal Corps section managed postal services for New Zealand military personnel from the outset of the war, and maintained field postal officers at divisional and brigade headquarters. From mid-1916 it had one section attached to the NZEF’s London headquarters, and another attached to the New Zealand administrative headquarters in Kantara East, Egypt.

Read our article about the New Zealand Post and Telegraph Department during the war

Badges and shoulder title

Army Postal Service badges

The cap badge of the New Zealand Post and Telegraph Corps features a winged foot and bears the corps’ Latin motto, ‘Celeritas’ (‘swiftly’).

Army Postal Service title badge

Shoulder title worn by the Army Postal Service. 

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