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By Vennell, Jock
The story of the four Christophers Brothers who were all killed in World War I leads to a more general discussion of the devasting effect of World War I on New Zealand
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Lieutenant - Colonel William Malone is one of New Zealand's best - known First World War soldiers, having held off fierce Turkish counter - attacks for nearly two days before being killed by a shell from a British warship. The defence of Chunuk Bair has been...
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The first biography of one of New Zealand's best known First World War soldiers.
As commander of the Wellington Infantry Battalion, Lieutenant-Colonel William Malone captured and held the heights of Chunuk Bair in August 1915. Along with his men, he succeeded in holding off fierce Turkish counter-attacks for nearly two days before being killed by a shell from... a British warship.Read more
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