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Territorial Force - Arthur James Wigley, M.C. - Reserve of Officers (Indian Army) [WWI 4/1229 - Army] (R22203738) 1915 - 1923

Item ID Agency Series Accession Record group Box / Item Sep Record no. Part Alternative no. Record type
R22203738 AABK 7291 W5614 56 / D. 2/3894 0424648 Text



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RECORD SERIES period responsible
7291
Army General Staff filing system more detail…


This is the central filing system of the Army General Staff Branch of the Ministry of Defence.


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1913 - 1988

CONTROLLING AGENCY / DEPARTMENT period responsible
AALJ
Ministry of Defence Headquarters more detail…

The Ministry of Defence comprised the Minister of Defence, the Defence Council, the New Zealand Army, the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the Royal New Zealand Navy, plus Defence Headquarters staff and other supporting military and civilian staffs within New Zealand and overseas.


1964 - 1989
AABK
New Zealand Defence Force, Personnel Archives more detail…

Personnel Archives, historically known as Base Records, was located at Trentham Army Camp. It was the principal repository for the closed personnel files of former New Zealand military service members.


c.1915 - 2007
ABFK
Headquarters New Zealand Defence Force more detail…


The New Zealand Defence Force served to protect the sovereignty and advance the well-being of New Zealand by maintaining a level of armed forces sufficient to deal with small contingencies affecting New Zealand and its region and capable of contributing to collective efforts where wider interests were involved.



As part of the 1989 restructuring of the Ministry of Defence, Headquarters New Zealand Defence Force (HQ NZDF) was established as the central component of the Defence Force structure.



1989 - 1996
AAAL
Army Department more detail…

The Army Department was responsible for the administration and financial control of New Zealand's military land forces (official named the New Zealand Army in 1950).


unknown - 1964

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Access Statement:

All records have open public access unless they fall into one of the following categories:

  1. All records are restricted for 25 years from date of file closure in order to protect the political and administrative processes.
  2. The following records are restricted for 70 years from date of closure in order to preserve personal privacy: Staff in Confidence files; Files of a disciplinary and investigative nature; Complaints or irregularities; Honours and awards, housing, legal aid and promotions; Other records containing sensitive information on individual personnel.
  3. Records containing financially sensitive information are restricted for 70 years from date of closure in order to protect business interests.
  4. Records containing personal medical information or information linking casualty names with injuries, accidents or sickness are restricted for 100 years from date of closure in order to preserve personal privacy.
  5. Records relating to criminal proceedings outside the jurisdiction of the New Zealand Defence Force are restricted for 100 years from date of closure in order to preserve personal privacy.
  6. The following military chaplain records are restricted in order to protect personal privacy: Baptism and Confirmation Registers restricted for 100 years from date of last entry; Marriage Registers are restricted for 80 years from date of last entry; Death Registers are restricted for 50 years from date of last entry.
  7. Records containing legal advice are restricted in accordance with paragraphs 4.58 to 4.68 of the Cabinet Manual 2008 and are not to be released without the approval of the Attorney-General.
  8. The record of proceedings of a court of inquiry are restricted indefinitely in accordance with s 200T of the Armed Forces Discipline Act 1971 and are not to be disclosed without the authority of the superior commander of the Service concerned.
  9. Court Martial records are restricted indefinitely in accordance with s 75 of the Court Martial Act 2007 and require the authority of the Judge Advocate General for disclosure.
  10. Some NZDF files are restricted from record lists for 100 years from date of file closure for reasons of security for serving military personnel and to protect sensitive personal privacy.

W5573, W5614

No restrictions except:

All records are open, except for reference enquiries from private individuals in sealed envelopes, which are restricted for 10 years from date of transfer to protect the privacy of enquirers. At the end of this 10 year period, the restrictions shall be reviewed jointly by the New Zealand Defence Force and Archives New Zealand. (Note: the sealed envelopes do not contain information about service personnel, they are enquiries from private individuals only).

Note: Reviews are not complete at this time.  All such files should therefore be regarded as restricted until such time as their status is updated to 'open' in Archway.  This applies even if the restriction expiry date, as recorded in the record list on Archway, has been reached or passed.



Access Contacts:

Applications for access to restricted files should be made in writing to:

1- 8 & 10. Records Manager, Central Registry, Headquarters New Zealand Defence Force, Private Bag, WELLINGTON.
9.  The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters New Zealand Defence Force, Private Bag, WELLINGTON.

W5573, W5614

NZDF Historian, Headquarters New Zealand Defence Force, Private Bag, Wellington.




Restriction does not expire.
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Version Number: 16
Date Approved: 18/07/2019