Christopher Pugsley is a freelance historian living at Waikanae Beach in New Zealand. He was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst from 2000-2012. A former infantry Lieutenant Colonel in the New Zealand Army, he is regarded as one of New Zealand’s foremost authorities on New Zealanders at war. He has written and edited over 20 books. He is a co-author of Gallipoli: The Scale of our War, released by Te Papa Press, December 2022.