Talk:List of World War I aces from New Zealand

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Nationalities can be fluid[edit]

Many British Commonwealth citizens still considered themselves English citizens during World War I. They often emigrated between Britain and Commonwealth countries, pretty much at will.

A classic example is Arthur Coningham. Born in Australia and reared in New Zealand, he ended up a senior officer in Britain. Excellent argument can be made that he qualified as a citizen of any and all of these nations.

Which is a gentle way of pointing out why someone like "Maori" Coningham could justifiably be listed on more than one national list.

Georgejdorner (talk) 05:44, 26 March 2011 (UTC)