Lieutenant-Colonel William Malone

Wellington Infantry Battalion

Malone was unpopular at first, for training his men hard. However, his high standards paid off, especially when he took command of Quinn’s Post and cleaned up its living conditions. The men’s health and morale increased noticeably. 

Image: Lieutenant Colonel William George Malone. McAllister, James, 1869-1952 :Negatives of Stratford and Taranaki district. Ref: 1/1-012824-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. Quote: John Crawford (ed.), No Better Death: The Great War diaries and letters of William G. Malone, Exisle Publishing, 2014.

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