Military Personnel Files   (18805)
1878? - current  range held: 1873 - 1991


This series covers the original personnel files, duplicate personnel files, military history sheets, and microfilm copies of the original personnel files of New Zealand Defence service personnel. Most original files were destroyed after being microfilmed. Those original files which were retained mainly cover officers and senior non-commissioned officers, but also include some other ranks.

A list of commonly used abbreviations on WWI military service records can be found here.


Dates of Holdings : 1873 - 1991
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington
Access : Restrictions may apply  see more …
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 14
Date Approved: 15/12/2021