Story: Dansey, Harry Delamere and Dansey, Roger Ingram

Roger Ingram Dansey

Roger Ingram Dansey

A popular officer in the Native Contingent during the First World War, Roger Dansey led by example. He was photographed in 1915 at Malta, digging a trench with comrades. Dansey is in front, with Peter Buck behind him and Captain Hiroti and Lieutenant Tikao on the right.

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Jane Baxter, Juliet Robinson and Kath Boswell. 'Dansey, Harry Delamere and Dansey, Roger Ingram', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 May 2022)