NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY 2014–2019

'Bully Beef, Biscuits and Scurvy' - Lecture on Rations at Gallipoli

Hear historian Glyn Harper talk about the quality of the food given to the New Zealand soldiers at Gallipoli.

Military rations provided to New Zealand soldiers in Gallipoli in 1915 were nutritionally deficient and probably contributed to cases of scurvy and higher rates of other illnesses.

Professor Glyn Harper discusses the food rations our soldiers were provided in these appalling conditions and the effects it had on their lives at the following venues:

This activity is being worked on from
2015
 to 
29 March 2017
Date added: 11 March 2015 | Last updated: 11 April 2017

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