The History of the Canterbury Regiment
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The History of the Canterbury Regiment N.Z.E.F. 1914 - 1919

by Captain David Ferguson, M.C.

CONTENTS INCLUDE :

1. The Formation of the Regiment. 2. Training in New Zealand and Egypt; and the Suez Canal Fighting. 3. Gallipoli, from the landing to the end of July; including the Cape Helles Fighting. 4 The Suvla Bay and Sari Bair Operations. 5. The Evacuation. 6. From Egypt to France; Trench Warfare at Armentieries. 7. The Battle of the Somme. 8. Trench Warfare after the Somme; and Preparations for Messines. 9. The Battle of Messines. 10. After Messines; La Basse Ville; Training for Passchendaele. 11. Passchendaele. 12. The Polygon Wood Sector; and the Polderhoek Chateau Attack. 13. The German Offensive of 1918. 14. The Battle of Bapaume. 15. The Battle of Cambrai and the Hindenburg Line. 16. The Second Battle of Le Cateau, and the Battle of the Selle. 17. The Battle of the Sambre. 18. The March to Germany, and Garrison Duty in Cologne.

APPENDIX:

A. The Canterbury Regiment at Sling. B. Showing the Dispositions of the Canterbury Battalions when in the front line trenches, from the arrival of the New Zealand Division in France to the end of winter, 1917 - 1918. C. Dispositions of the Canterbury Battalions when in the front line trenches, from April, 1918, to the final offensive. D. Locations of Battalions when out of the Line in France. E. Showing the places at which the 1st and 2nd Canterbury Battalions were billeted on their march from Beauvois to the German Frontier. F. Honours and Awards. G. Casualty List (deaths only) up to the arrival of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in France. And is searchable.

Price NZD$25