From auditor to soldier.

Much of the information for this book came from primary sources:

  • National Archives – military records of soldiers who served in WW1; documents relating to Audit Department history; Probate Records, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Memo, Outline of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force Audit Department,1918, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Narrative of Operations, 1/7/1918-6/11/1918.
  • New Zealand Defence Force – military files of soldiers who served in WW1 and WW2.
  • New Zealand National Library – WW1 diaries; Papers Past data base.
  • New Zealand History Online, Ministry for Culture and Heritage.
  • Auckland Museum Cenotaph database.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

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