The sheetlet includes ten stamps from the 1916 Courage & Commitment stamp issue. The stamps show New Zealand’s involvement in the First World War in 1916. By 1916 the scale of the Great War had been truly realised. Few New Zealanders had been left unscathed by the Gallipoli campaign. At home, volunteers for service had slowed to a trickle and the first Anzac Day was observed a year after the Gallipoli landings. As the battle moved to the Western Front, where it would remain until 1918, the courage and commitment of the servicemen were sorely tested.
Issue Date:6 April 2016