COLONIAL AMMUNITION COMPANY, LIMITED. Head Office 16 Great George Street, Westminster London, S.W. Works at Melbourne Victoria, and Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand. This important industry in the manufacture of small-arm ammunition first commenced in the colony of New Zealand by Captain John Whitney and his sons in the year 1885. During the Russian war scare of that year, General Sir George Whitmore made effort to procure ammunition, the supply of which was nearly exhausted,  but on the

Captain John Whitney.

account of the great demand in the Home markets (the Imperial Government at the time having all its resources taxed to the utmost to supply its own requirements) it

Mr. A. C. Whitney

VIEW OF PART OF THE  COLONIAL AMMUNITION COMPANY'S WORKS. AUCKLAND, N. Z.

VIEW OF PART OF MILITARY AMMUNITION PLANT WITHIN MAIN BUILDING OF THE

COLONIAL AMMUNITION COMPANY'S WORKS. AUCKLAND

 

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