Private William Surgenor

Wellington Infantry Battalion

Surgenor’s battalion played a vital part in the August attack on Sari Bair, and he was among the men who successfully seized high ground. However the Ottomans weren’t far away – and they were determined to retake that ground.


Image: Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19151014-40-4 Quotes: Reproduced with permission from Gallipoli: The New Zealand Story, Christopher Pugsley (Libro International, Auckland, 2014)

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