|Ref: 35-R2163, Anzac parade, Sir George Grey Special Collections|
|Ref: 31-68257, unidentified WW1 soldier, Sir George Grey Special Collections|
New Zealand’s first action of the war was to invade German Samoa, an episode that was recorded by resident photographer and former Aucklander Alfred John Tattersall. The photographs were published by the Auckland Weekly News, which has recently been digitised by Auckland Libraries. You can find out more about Tattersall through the Photographers database (simply type in Tattersall, Alfred into the search box).
|Ref: AWNS-19141022-41-2, NZers in Samoa, 1914, Sir George Grey Special Collections|
Author: Keith Giles, Sir George Grey Special Collections