Sling Camp (England)

4th New Zealand Infantry Brigade Reserve Camp

Military camp on Salisbury Plains, WWI. It was particularly associated with New Zealand troops who cut out the shape of a Kiwi on the face of a nearby hill which is still there.

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Date: 6 Jan-28 Mar 1919 From: Stone family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11199-78 Description: Letters written from Education Branch, Hornchurch Convalescence Camp, 6 Jan; Rhineland, Germany, 12 Jan-17 Mar; Hornchurch, 22-25 Mar and Sling Camp, 28 Mar ...
Date: 1917-1918 - 2017 By: McFadden, Janet, 1948- Ref: ATL-Group-00256 Description: Collection comprised of photocopy of original World War One soldier's diary (1917-1918) by Neil McAra McCorkindale and typescript of original diary (2017) by...
Date: 1916-1917 By: Grant, Elsa Gladys, 1891-1981; Kinsella, Alison, active 2004 Ref: PA1-o-1211 Description: Album of photographs taken by Percy James William Simmons of the 15th Reinforcements of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 1916-1917. Includes scenes on th...
Date: 1916-1917 By: Lawrence, Harry, active 1916-1917 Ref: MSX-6805 Description: Describes trip from New Zealand to England and training at Sling Camp near Salisbury. Posted to France, where he describes further training and events at the...
Date: Jun-Oct 1916 By: Spedding, Eric Claude, 1895-1916 Ref: MS-Papers-10292 Description: Diary of voyage to England on the SS Maunganui, and to France on active service as a Second Lieutenant in the Otago Regiment. Spedding was killed in action o...
The Piccadilly at a World War I camp in England
Date: [ca 1918] From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013844-G Description: The Piccadilly, or regular march past, by New Zealand soldiers after parade in England during World War I. Shows troops on the parade ground marching past th...
Sling Camp, Salisbury Plain, England, during World War 1
Date: 1919 From: Johnson, Margaret :Collection of photographs and postcards of assorted subjects Ref: PAColl-6129-02 Description: Barracks at Sling Camp, Salisbury Plain, England, during World War 1. A giant kiwi has been carved on the chalk hill above. Photograph taken after 1919 by an...
Date: [1914-1918] From: Duckett, Graeme :World War I scrapbook By: Pepperell, Leslie Robert (Corporal), 1883-1963 Ref: PA1-o-414 Description: Photographs relating to World War I, chiefly taken by L R Pepperell. The album also contains additional material relating to the war, including postcards; a ...
Date: 2018 By: Grey, Elsie Prudentia, 1887-1949; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain) Ref: MS-Papers-12303 Description: Photocopies of diary from the period August 1916 to September 1917. Comprises one page of biographical notes on Elsie Grey. Typescript partial transcription...
Date: 15 August 1918 - 7 November 1918 By: Relph, Edward William, 1858-1943 Ref: MS-Papers-12033 Description: Collection of two holograph manuscript letters dated 15 August and 7 November 1918 written by Reginald George Power from England and France while on active s...
Date: 1916 By: Messer, H C, active 1916; McMinn, E G (Miss), active 1976 Ref: PAColl-0219 Description: Mounted photograph by H C Mercer, Sailisbury showing the Kiwi Concert Party shortly after arrival at Sling Camp, Salisbury Plain, 1916. Arrangement: Negativ...
Date: 1918 From: [Postcards collected by May Stephens. 1900-1920s] Ref: Eph-POSTCARD-Stephens-05 Description: Greeting postcard from Sling military training camp near Salisbury, England. Shows a spray of heather and a Scottish brooch with an amber stone in the middle...
Date: 1917-1919 By: Wilkin, Minnie Gladys Esther, 1901-1984 Ref: PAColl-10478 Description: Mounted photographic portraits of members of the Sling Kiwi's concert party in costume for a variety of performances, 1917-1919. Collected by Gladys Wilkin, ...
Date: Jan 1917-Feb 1919 From: Olsson family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7899-2 Description: Letters from Olsson while on active service during World War One to his family in New Zealand, first from Featherston and Trentham, then en route to England,...
Date: 1917-1918 By: Glass, Henry, 1872-1959 Ref: MS-Papers-8983 Description: Comprises letters sent by Lance-Corporal Glass of the Wellington Infantry Regiment to his wife Maude ("Judy"). Describes his training at Featherston and Tren...
Date: 1916-1919 By: Fulton, Robert Henry, 1888-1980 Ref: PA-Group-00894 Description: Four photograph albums compiled by Robert Henry (Harry) Fulton relating to his World War I service between 1916-1919 with New Zealand 12th Reinforcements, an...
Date: 1917-1919 - 2016-2017 By: Challies, Geoffrey, 1896-1953; Challies, Chris, active 2016-2017 Ref: ATL-Group-00188 Description: Collection comprises 50 original First World War letters from Geoffrey Challies (Service Number 42973) to his mother Florence Challies, from the period 1917 ...
Date: 16 Mar 1917 From: Ellis, Margaret, 1924- : Allan and Scannell family papers Ref: MS-Papers-11972 Description: Postcards (numbered 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9) from Michael Robert Scannell to his sister Nora, dated Sat 16 Mar 1917, written from Sling Camp. The content of his let...
Date: 1 Aug 1918 By: von Dadelszen, Harold, active 1918 Ref: MS-Papers-0588 Description: Describes voyage from Colombo to Suez, camp there, train journey through Italy and France and eventually to Sling Camp in England Source of title - Supplied...
Date: Feb 1917-[Apr] 1918 By: Luke, Kenneth Ewart, 1890-1965 Ref: MS-Papers-6027 Description: The letters are written in a semi-journal form and were intended to be read by members of Luke's family and friends. They contain a day to day account of his...