1914-1918

The Tunnellers War



Tunnellers → Moles. British special soldiers, armed with picks and shovels, and engaged in a secret war beneath the no man's land during the Great War of 1914-18.

Gathered in the Tunnelling Companies formed in the United Kingdom and overseas: New Zealand, Canada and Australia.

The smallest unit was the New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company.

Introducing

The Moles of New Zealand