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4th (Waikato) Mounted Rifles
Country New Zealand
Branch New Zealand Army
Allegiance New Zealand Crown
Service history
Active 1911 - 1921
Role Mounted
Size Regiment
Part of New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade
Battles World War I
Commanders
Insignia
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Middle Eastern Theatre during the Great War

The 4th (Waikato) Mounted Rifles was formed on March 17, 1911. They were mobilised during World War I and formed part of the Auckland Mounted Rifle Regiment, and served in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I and first saw action during the Battle of Gallipoli. As a part of the larger New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade (of the ANZAC Mounted Division) they went on to serve in the Sinai and Palestine Campaign.[1][2]

Great War BattlesEdit

Between the WarsEdit

They were renamed the 4th New Zealand Mounted Rifles (Waikato) in 1921 and later still Waikato Mounted Rifles, which was absorbed into the 1st Armoured Regiment, on the 29 March 1944.[1]

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