Overall New Zealanders Enlisted: 98,950
New Zealand Expeditionary Force

98,950

 

New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nursing

550

Enlisted, population9.1%

Source: 'First World War by the numbers' (Ministry for Culture and Heritage)
Overall Deaths 16,697
Wounded in action

41,317

Prisoners of war

501

Civilian deaths

New Zealand casualty rate35.8%

Source: 'First World War by the numbers' (Ministry for Culture and Heritage)

[Stats provided are for general information purposes only.]

Notes

01

Assassination of Austrian, Archduke Franz Ferdinand,
28 June 1914. sets off a chain of events that leds to war !

02

New Zealand, Declares War on Germany,
4th August 1914.

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06

Armistice of Mudros,
30 October 1918, ended the hostilities,
at noon the next day, in the Middle Eastern theatre between the Ottoman Empire and the Allies.

07

Armistice with Germany,
went into effect at 11 am on 11 November 1918.

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Picture: Header, The first patrol entering Cambrai. The Great War (First World War) World War I hand-coloured photograph from an exhibition of war photograph's in natural colour produced by Colart's Studios, Melbourne, in the 1920s.
[Picture: Courtesy of State Library of New South Wales, flickr - No known copyright restrictions.] Public Domain Mark 1.0
(Edited: Artistic Blur by Graeme Watson, 2016)