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NZ War Songs

Identifier: clels5

Scope and Contents

A collection of photocopied sheet music. Titles included are: ‘Victory V’ (1941); ‘The V Song’ (1941); ‘A Broken Doll’ (1941); ‘Blue Smoke’ (1947); ‘For I Love But You’ (c. 1914-1918); ‘Where are the Lads of New Zealand To-Night’ (1914); ‘When We Get Back to New Zealand’ (date unknown); ‘When you Return’ (date unknown); ‘The N.Z. Boys are Marching’ (1940); ‘Satan’s Vassals’ (c. 1940-1949); ‘Sing a Song for Victory’ (1943); ‘Freedom’s Army’ (c. 1939-1945); ‘Lads of New Zealand’ (c. 1940-1945); ‘I’ve Lost my Heart in Maoriland’ (1917); ’Land of the Fern’ (date unknown); ‘Arise! New Zealand’ (c. 1950-1959); ‘Hymn to our Airmen’ (c. 1939); ‘Ale’ (c. 1940-1945); ‘The Empire of the Sea’ (c. 1910-1919); ‘Polka Mazurka’ (1889).


  • Creation: Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the Tapuaka Heritage & Archive Collections - JC Beaglehole Reading Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

P O Box 3438
Wellington 6140 New Zealand
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