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By the time HMS Philomel arrived in New Zealand in 1914, it had a long and eventful history behind it.
Memorials to the South African and First and Second World Wars at Chirst Church, Alfriston
Memorial to commemorate veterans who died at the Auckland Veteran's Home
Memorial gates at King Edward Park, Hawera
The Ranfurly Veterans’ Home opened in Auckland in 1903.
Memorial to South African War trooper Louis Hewson Marcks in the Maheno cemetery
Trooopers' memorial for Taranaki residents who died in the South African (Boer) War
Patea South African War memorial light
Believe it or not, a group of Boer soldiers on horseback were captured by cyclists during the South African War.
Sixteen members of the Eighth New Zealand Contingent were killed when their train collided with a goods train at Machavie (Machavierug), near Potchefstroom in Transvaal.
Te Papa curator Kirstie Ross shows us a uniform of the N.Z. Young Ladies' Contingent, also known as the Wellington Amazons
'Major' was the only New Zealand horse to serve in South Africa and return home
Street scene from Jacobs Siding concentration camp near Merebank in the Transvaal, circa 1902.
Various poems from the South African War
Henry Coutts was one of four colonial soldiers to receive a woollen scarf knitted by Queen Victoria in recognition of an act of gallantry.
Canterbury-born Henry Coutts won royal recognition for rescuing a wounded soldier after a British column had been ambushed at Sannah's Point on 30 March 1900.
Born in Sussex, England in 1870, George Roland Bradford was the first member of a New Zealand military force to be killed while serving overseas.
George Bradford was the first New Zealand soldier to die in an overseas conflict.
Africans attached to the New Zealand Sixth Contingent, circa 1901
Mounted soldiers, possibly New Zealanders, round up a Boer family during the South African War, 1899-1902