Wednesday, February 16, 2011

New Zealand's statistics World War One

Population of New Zealand at the start of World War One was just over 1 million

120,000 men enlisted for the war of whom 103,000 served overseas.

18,500 died as a result of World War One and 50,000 were wounded.

More than 2,700 New Zealanders died at Gallipoli.

12,500 New Zealanders died on the Western Front.

There are approximately 500 civic memorials commemorating those who died and served in World War One in New Zealand.

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