Kōrero: Veterans’ assistance

War Pensions Board, 1916

War Pensions Board, 1916

This 1916 newspaper clipping reports on the work of the War Pensions Board, set up the previous year. The board heard applications from veterans and their relatives. If it found that the veteran's death or disability was due to military service, it awarded a pension (a lifetime award) or an allowance (a shorter-term payment).

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Colonist. 8 February 1916, p. 4.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Veterans’ assistance - War pensions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/31958/war-pensions-board-1916 (accessed 18 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012