First World War

  1. Official History of New Zealand in the Great War:
    1. WW1 Official Campaign Histories
    2. WW1 Official Unit Histories
  2. Other WW1 Histories:
    1. Other WW1 General and Campaign Histories
    2. Other WW1 Unit Histories

1. Official History of New Zealand in the Great War:

a. WW1 Official Campaign Histories:
  • Vol.1, Gallipoli. Waite, F., The New Zealanders at Gallipoli (Wellington: Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., 1921)
  • Vol. 2, France. Stewart, H., The New Zealand Division 1916-1919 (Wellington: Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., 1921)
  • Vol. 3, Sinai and Palestine. Powles, C. G., The New Zealanders in Sinai and Palestine (Wellington: Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., 1922)
  • Vol. 4, War Effort of New Zealand. Drew, H. T. B., The War Effort of New Zealand (Wellington: Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd., 1923)
b. WW1 Official Unit histories:
  • New Zealand Cyclist Corps in the Great war 1914-1918, by officers of the Regiment (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1922)
  • Allen, S. S., 2/Auckland, 1918: being a partial record of the war service in France of the 2/Auckland Regiment during the Great War (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1920)
  • Annabell, N., Official history of the New Zealand Engineers during the Great War 1914-1919 (Wanganui: Evans, Cobb & Sharpe, 1927)
  • Austin, W. S. (ed.), The official history of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade (the Earl of Liverpool's Own): covering the period of service with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War from 1915 to 1919 (Wellington: L.T. Watkins, 1924)
  • Burton, O. E., The Auckland Regiment: being an account of the doings on active service if the First, Second and Third Battalions of the Auckland Regiment (Wellington: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1922)
  • Byrne, A. E., Official history of the Otago Regiment in the Great War, 1914-1918 (Dunedin: J. Wilkie, 1921)
  • Byrne, J. R., New Zealand Artillery in the field 1914-18 (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1922)
  • Carbery, A. D., The New Zealand medical service in the Great War, 1914-1918 (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1924)
  • Cowan, J., The Maoris in the Great War: a history of the New Zealand native contingent and Pioneer Battalion: Gallipoli, 1915: France and Flanders, 1916-1918 (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs [for] Maori Regimental Committee, 1926)
  • Cunningham, W. H. and Treadwell, C. A. L., The Wellington Regiment N.Z.E.F., 1914-1918 (Wellington: Ferguson & Osborn, 1928)
  • Ferguson, D., The history of the Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F. 1914-1918 (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1921)
  • Luxford, J. H., With the machine gunners in France and Palestine: the official history of the Machine Gun Corps in the Great World War 1914-1918 (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1923)
  • Moore, A. Briscoe, The mounted riflemen in Sinai and Palestine: the story of New Zealand's crusaders (Auckland: Whitcombe and Tombs, 1920)
  • Neill, J. C. (ed.), The New Zealand Tunnelling Company, 1915-1919 (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1922)
  • Nicol, C. G., The story of two campaigns: official war history of the Auckland Mounted Rifles Regiment, 1914-1919 (Auckland: Wilson & Horton, 1921)
  • Powles, C. G. (ed.), The history of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles, by officers of the Regiment (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1928)
  • Robertson, J., With the cameliers in Palestine (Dunedin: Reed, 1938)
  • Wilkie, A. H., Official war history of the Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment 1914-19 (Auckland: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1924)

2. Other WW1 Histories:

a. Other WW1 General and Campaign Histories:
  • The Great War, 1914-1918. New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Roll of Honour (Wellington: W. A. G. Skinner, Government Printer, 1924)
  • Baker, P., King and country call: New Zealanders, conscription and the Great War (Auckland: Auckland University Press, 1988)
  • Boyack, N., Behind the lines: the lives of New Zealand soldiers in the First World War (Wellington: Allen & Unwin New Zealand in assn with the Port Nicholson Press, 1989)
  • Bromby, R., German Raiders of the South Seas: The Naval Threat to Australia/New Zealand 1914-1917 (Lane Cove: Doubleday Australia, 1985)
  • Cameron, D. W., 'Sorry lads, but the order is to go': the August offensive, Gallipoli: 1915 (Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2009)
  • Crawford, J. and McGibbon, I. (eds.), New Zealand's great war: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World War (Auckland: Exisle, 2007)
  • Glen, F., Bowler of Gallipoli: witness to the Anzac legend (Loftus: Australian Military History Publications, 2004)
  • Harper, G., Dark Journey: Three key New Zealand battles on the Western Front (Auckland: HarperCollins, 2007)
  • Kinloch, T., Echoes of Gallipoli: in the words of New Zealand's mounted riflemen (Auckland: Exisle Pub., 2005)
  • Kinloch, T., Devils on horses: in the words of the Anzacs in the Middle East, 1916-19 (Auckland: Exisle Pub., 2007)
  • Macdonald, A., On my way to the Somme: New Zealanders and the bloody offensive of 1916 (Auckland: HarperCollins, 2005)
  • McDonald, W., Honours and awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918 (Napier: H. McDonald, 2001)
  • McGibbon, I., Gallipoli: a guide to New Zealand battlefields and memorials (Auckland: Reed in association with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, 2004)
  • McGibbon, I., New Zealand battlefields and memorials of the Western Front (Auckland: Oxford University Press in association with the History Group, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, 2001)
  • Puglsey, C., Gallipoli: the New Zealand story (Auckland: Reed, 1998)
  • Pugsley, C., The Anzac experience: New Zealand, Australia and Empire in the First World War (Auckland: Reed, 2004)
  • Pugsley, C., On the fringe of hell: New Zealanders and military discipline in the First World (Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton, 1991)
  • Smith, S. J., The Samoa (N.Z.) Expeditionary Force 1914-1915: an account based on official records of the seizure and occupation by New Zealand of the German islands of Western Samoa (Wellington: Ferguson & Osborn, 1924)
  • Stowers, R., Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story (Auckland: D. Bateman, 2005)
  • Wright, M., Western Front: the New Zealand Division in the First World War, 1916-18 (Auckland: Reed, 2005)
b. Other WW1 Unit Histories:
  • Ellis, R. F., By wires to victory: describing the work of the New Zealand Divisional Signal Company in the 1914-1918 war (Auckland: 1st NZEF Divisional Signal Company War History Committee, 1968)
  • Pugsely, C., Te Hokowhitu a Tu: the Maori Pioneer Battalion in the First World War (Auckland: Reed, 1995
This page was last reviewed on 15 June 2010.