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The Maoris in the Great War

In the Great War

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In the Great War.

The Maori Contingent, reorganised as a Pioneer Battalion after its Gallipoli service, consisted of the following:—
First Maori Contingent—February 14th, 1915518
Second Draft—September 19th, 1915312
Third Draft—February 6th, 1916110
Reinforcements to October 18th, 19181287
Total of all ranks2227
The South Sea Islands troops enlisted for service with the New Zealanders were:—
Niué (Savage Island) natives—February 6th, 1916148
Rarotonga and other Cook Islands natives—first draft February 6th, 191650
Rarotongans—second draft, November 16th, 1916115
Rarotongans—third draft, June 3, 1918145