NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY20142019

Life 100 years ago

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History from the perspective of New Zealanders who experienced it. Daily quotes from diaries, letters, newspapers... shared in 'real-time' exactly 100 years later.

Bert Denton's Diary

29 August 1915

Afterwards to dinner at Mrs W.H. Wilson's. I stayed in to Church #WW100 http://t.co/i8MqmspJTP via @Denton_Diary

James Cox's diary

29 August 1915

This morning I walked to the Waiohine bridge and since tea to Clareville....I had a chat with Ogier last evening #WW100 via @cox_diary

Bert Denton's Diary

29 August 1915

Fine. Round sheep. Miss Bowles & children to Church #WW100 http://t.co/q1JrthQHqL via @Denton_Diary

NZ&A Division Diary

29 August 1915

The fighting was almost entirely hand to hand with bayonet & bomb & was of a severe nature http://t.co/i1OE3GCq29 #WW100 via @ANZACDiary

Corp. William McCaw

29 August 1915

Left Helouan for Australian A Details camp. Nothing ready - no help, sympathy or dinner except dry bread. Slept outside.#WW100 via @McCaw_diary

Leslie Adkin's diary

29 August 1915

Shepherding ewes etc. http://t.co/NbVGo352S1 #WW100 via @adkin_diary

NZ&A Division Diary

29 August 1915

During the night 28th/29th August another assault was delivered on Turk trenches on Hill 60 http://t.co/i1OE3GCq29 #WW100 via @ANZACDiary

CS Clarke's Diary

29 August 1915

The Kawau took the Footballers back to Mangawai early this morning. http://t.co/7jJTdDuh3F #WW100 via @csclarke_diary

Fred Welch's diary

29 August 1915

Bertie & some of the family were taken for a motor ride by Miss Colquhoun as far as Moroa. #WW100. http://t.co/WGNgsUYqdV via @FPWelchdiaries