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North Canterbury volunteer militia, 1905

North Canterbury volunteer militia, 1905

English traditions of military volunteers were perpetuated in New Zealand, and those from an English background were particularly likely to volunteer for the First World War.

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Terry Hearn, 'English - Values', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015