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Diaries by New Zealanders at Gallipoli during World War 1.
(See also Australian diaries)

 

 

 

New Zealand Anzac diaries
DIARIES BY:

George Bollinger (NZ)
Edward Percy Cox
Fredrick Dill
(NZ)
John Murray Donn (NZ)
Ralph Dorchel Doughty
(NZ)
William Malone
(NZ)
Fred Waite
(NZ)
 
GALLIPOLI DIARIES GROUPED BY SOLDIER'S COUNTRY

Australian diaries
(separate page)
New Zealand diaries
British diary
(separate page)
 
New Zealand Gallipoli diaries
 

Bollinger, George

George BollingerAnzac diary: George Bollinger (nzhistory.net.nz)
George Wallace Bollinger left Wellington, New Zealand, on 16 October 1914, landed at Gallipoli on 26 April 1915 and was evacuated on 15 September.

Cox, Edward Percy

Edward Percy CoxGallipoli diary: Edward Cox (nzhistory.net.nz)
The diary of Captain Edward Percy Cox covers the period from October 1914 to August 1915. Information on this website includes:
- digital (transcribed) version of Edward Cox's diary
- video of the diary being examined and discussed
- cenotaph record of Edward Percy Cox

 

Dill, Fredrick

Fredrick DillThe Diary of Fredrick Dill (archived from socialstudies.unitecnology.ac.nz)
Joined the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. If the above link to the saved web page in the Internet Archive doesn't work, copy the url below and paste it directly into the Wayback Machine. (If you need help, see How to go straight to an archived page.)

Original url:
http://socialstudies.unitecnology.ac.nz/gallipoli_webquest/Diary%20of%20Fredrick%20Dill.htm
 

Donn, John Murray

Diary of John Murray Donn, NZEF (diggerhistory.info)
Extensive diary. New Zealander John Murray Donn landed at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 and was killed in France on 2 October 1916.
 
Doughty, Ralph Dorchel Ralph Dorchel DoughtyThe short life and death of Lieutenant R.D. Doughty, MC (thekivellfamily.co.nz)
Ralph Doughty was born in New Zealand in 1891 but moved to Australia in 1913. He joined the Australian Imperial Force and travelled via Egypt to the Gallipoli Peninsula where he landed at Gaba Tepe, at Cape Helles and at Anzac Cove. See the diaries page. (Note that access to a biographical note may depend on using mouseover.)
 
Malone, William William MaloneWilliam Malone's diary (nzhistory.net.nz)
William George Malone was a strong battalion commander who looked after his soldiers and was killed in August 1915.
 
Waite, Fred Fred WaiteGallipoli Diary (New Zealand) (rsa.org.nz)
"Abridged version of the Gallipoli Diary from Major Fred Waite DSO, The New Zealanders at Gallipoli (1919)"
For a photograph of Major Waite see Fred Waite, 1917 (teara.govt.nz)
 
 

Anzac Kids

 

News Diary of George Peterson - Lawson's Auction House photoGallipoli diary sells for $24k (abc.net.au)
ABC News, 14 November 2012.
Report of the sale of the diary of New Zealand Private George Petersen who landed at Gallipoli with Nelson Company on April 25, 1915.

 

 

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Some other sources:

Anzac diaries - by Australians

Anzac biographies - NZ

Anzac biographies - Aust

Anzac letters

Anzac reports

Anzac interviews

Gallipoli Campaign

Early books reproduced

Simpson and his Donkey

The last Anzac - Alec Campbell

Memorials and rolls

Background to Anzac Day - significance, spirit, tradition, legend

 

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Diary of George Peterson -photo from Lawson's Auction House
Diary of George Peterson
(From a Lawsons Auction House  photo on the ABC News website)

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