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Sniper rifle used on the Western Front by Private Alfred Hugh Dillon MM, Wellington Infantry Regiment.
Victorian and World War One orders, decorations and medals of Lieutenant-General Alexander Godley on display at the National Army Museum in Waiouru.
A mounted pine cone brought back from Chunuk Bair by Meg Craig (nee Malone), the granddaughter of Lieutenant Colonel William Malone.
Shrapnel damaged bugle belonging to Bugler George Bissett, Wellington Battalion, killed in action, 27 April 1915.
New Zealand national blue ensign flag flown at Quinn's Post, Gallipoli in 1915.
Turtle shell brought back to New Zealand from Gallipoli by Private Thomas Joseph O'Connor who served with the Auckland Battalion.
German naval flag flown at Apia in German Samoa, circa 1914.
German sign taken from the post office in Apia, German Samoa by the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) during the First World War.
A trophy of the First New Zealand Mounted Rifle Association nicknamed 'The Cutter'.
A pair of civilian made, Galilean type binoculars used by Alfred John Shout MC VC during the South African ('Boer') War, 1899-1902.
A white porcelain jug commemorating the South African ('Boer') War, 1899-1902.
A silver bodyguard badge belonging to Private Edward Bannister Signal - one of three New Zealanders attached to the personal bodyguard of Lord Roberts, Commander-in-Chief of British forces in South Africa, January - November 1900.
Ammunition bandolier thought to have belonged to Trooper George Bradford, the first New Zealander killed in action during the South African ('Boer') War.
Uniform belt buckle of the British 70th (East Surrey) Regiment of Foot, which served in New Zealand 1863-1866.
New Zealand Militia cap belonging to Major George Vance Shannon, who helped found the township of Shannon in the Manawatu.
New Zealand Medal awarded to Trooper George Crosswell following his escape from Te Kooti's forces at Ōpepe on 7 June 1869.
Sash worn by Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Booth of the 43rd (Monmouthshire) Light Infantry during the battle of Gate Pa, 28-29 April 1864.
A bone-handled knife is just one of the many fascinating objects held at the National Army Museum. These objects offer a unique way of experiencing war history, by seeing and reading about the equipment and personal belongings of those who were there.
Scottish officers' sword presented to Ngati Porou leader, Major Rapata Wahawaha (1807-1897) for his service to the Crown during the New Zealand Wars.
An Armstrong RBL 9-pounder gun on a steel carriage. Armstrong guns were used during the New Zealand Wars, most notably during the bombardment of Gate Pa on 29 April 1864.

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