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Listed below are the commemorative dates which mark significant events in New Zealand's military history.

South African War

11 October

Start of the South African War

1899

31 May

Peace of Vereeniging

1902

First World War

4 August

Start of the First World War

1914

29 August

Occupation of Samoa

1914

Gallipoli

25 April

Landing at Gallipoli

1915

6 May

Battle of Krithia

1915

8 August

Capture of Chunuk Bair

1915

19 December

Evacuation of Gallipoli

1915

Egypt and Palestine

21 February

Capture of Jericho

1918

5 August

Romani

1916

31 October

Capture of Beersheba

1917

Belgium and France

21 March

Hebuterne

1918

31 May

Battle of Jutland

1916

7 June

Messines

1917

29 August

Bapaume

1918

15 September

Somme

1916

29 September

La Vacquerie

1917

4 October

Broodseinde

1917

12 October

Passchendaele

1917

4 November

Le Quesnoy

1918

11 November

Armistice Day

1918

Second World War

General

 

 

3 September

Start of the Second World War

1939

9 May

VE Day

1945

15 August

VJ Day

1945

Royal New Zealand Navy

29 January

Naval action off Cape Esperance, Solomon Islands

1943

13 December

Battle of the River Plate

1939

Royal New Zealand Air Force

19 February

Northern Solomons

1944

6 June

Fortress Europe (1940-44) Anniversary of D Day

1944

30 June

New Georgia

1943

15 September

Battle of Britain

1940

Army

 

 

27 February

South Pacific (1942-44) Anniversary of capture of Green Island

1944

15 March

Cassino

1944

21 March

Tebaga Gap

1943

9 April

Senio River

1945

10 April

Greece

1941

20 May

Crete

1941

14 July

Ruweisat Ridge

1942

23 October

El Alamein

1942

19 November

Sidi Rezegh

1941

7 December

Orsogna

1943

Nursing Service

23 October

Nurse's Day
Commemorates the nurses of both wars

 

Korean War

24 April

Battle of Kap'yong

1951

25 June

Start of the Korean War

1950

27 July

Armistice in Korea

1953

Vietnam War

27 May

New Zealand Government announces decision to commit the first combat unit

1965

At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them

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