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Captain William Meldrum

Lawyer, farmer, military leader, magistrate, local politician.

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Brigadier General W. Meldrum, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O Brigadier-General W. Meldrum, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., — Who commanded the W.M.R. from 8th August, 1914, till 27th April, 1917, when he assumed command of the N.Z.M.R. Brigade till the end of the campaign. He had previously temporarily commanded the N.Z.M.R. Brigade prior to and during the Evacuation, and also the 2nd Australian Light Horse Brigade in the battles immediately following Romani Gen. Meldrum just before the attack upon Beersheba The Staff and Senior Officers of the New Zealand and Australian Division. — This picture was taken in Egypt, 1914. Those marked with a Star are now deceased. — Top Row from Left.—*Capt. C. H. J. Brown; Hon. Capt. W. T. Beck; Capt. J. W. Hutchen; Major J. A. Luxford; Lieut. Kettle; Lieut. J. Anderson; *Lieut. J. M. Richmond; Capt. H. M. Edwards; Capt. N. W. B. B. Thoms; *Lieut. C. M. Cazelet; Capt. C. H. Jess, A.I.F.; Capt. R. E. Coningham; Capt. W. P. Farr, A.I.F.; Lieut. Tahu Rhodes; Major J. …


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