1st Battalion, Otago Regiment, New Zealand

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1st Battalion, Otago Regiment, New Zealand
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Country: New Zealand
Service: New Zealand Army
Branch: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry battalion
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The 1st Battalion Otago Regiment included the following companies:

  • 4th Otago Company
  • 8th Southland Company
  • 10th North Otago Company
  • 14th South Otago Company

Personal narratives[edit]

Cecil Harold Duncan[edit]

Lance corporal with the 10th North Otago Company

Letter, 13 May 1915, by Cecil Harold Duncan (Service No 8/1059), Alexander Turnbull Library (MS-Papers-10259)

Describes Gallipoli landing.

Charles Stephen Wells[edit]

Lance corporal with the 14th South Otago Company. Sixth Reinforcements.

Diary, 19 February 1915 - 23 October 1916, by Charles Stephen Wells (Service No 8/2757), Alexander Turnbull Library (MS-Papers-1384)

Describes journey to Egypt, service at Gallipoli, transport back to Egypt and then to France near the Somme.

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