The strength of the NZAOC between June 1932 and May 1933was; 
- 2 Officers
- 18 Permanent Other Ranks
Director of Ordnance Services
- Major Thomas Joseph King, NZAOC
Assistant Chief Ordnance Officer
- Captain W. R. Burge, M.C., NZSC
Main Ordnance Depot
- Captain E.L.G Bown, NZSC.
- Captain H. E. Erridge NZAOC.
Northern Command Ordnance Officer
- Lieutenant J. W. Barry, N.Z. Staff Corps
Central Command Ordnance Officer
- Captain W.R Burge, MC, NZSC
Southern Command Ordnance Depot
- Lieutenant H. E. Erridge NZAOC
Inspecting Officer Ordnance and Ordnance Mechanical Engineer
- Major W Ivory, RNZA
Assistant Inspecting Ordnance Officer and Assistant Ordnance Mechanical Engineer
- Lieutenant I. R. Withell, RNZA
Proof Officer, Small Arms Ammunition, Auckland
- Honorary Lieutenant J.W Fletcher, NZPS.
Improvised Explosive Device incident
The Inspecting Ordnance Officer Major W. Ivory, conducted a scene examination and provided evidence in court in relation to a IED incident that occurred at Marton on 2 June 1932.
Major W. Ivory. RNZA. Inspecting Ordnance Officer and Ordnance Mechanical Engineer retired on 6 April 1933. Major Ivory was responsible for the design, erection, and organisation of the new military workshops at Trentham, and for the scheme for the demolition of the Mount Cook Barracks. As the Inspecting Ordnance Officer and Ordnance Mechanical Engineer, Ivory had organised the whole of the military workshops throughout New Zealand for the repair and maintenance of equipment. 
Copyright © Robert McKie 2018
 “H-19 Defence Forces of New Zealand, Annual Report of the General Officer Commanding the Forces June 1932 to May 1933,” Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives (1933).
 Promoted 1 December 1934 “Appointment, Promotions, Transfers and Retirements of Officers from the NZ Forces,” New Zealand Gazette No 87, 29 November 1935.
 “Bus Blown Up,” Press, Volume LXVIII, Issue 20584, 28 June 1932, 28 June 1932.
 “Officers Low Pay,” Auckland Star, Volume LXIV, Issue 9, 12 January 1933.
 “New Zealand Army,” Evening Post, Volume CXV, Issue 8, 11 January 1933.
 Relinquished the appointments of Assistant Inspecting Ordnance Officer and Assistant Ordnance Mechanical Engineer 4 October 1932 “Appointments, Promotions, Resignations and Transfer of Officers of the New Zealand Military Forces.,” New Zealand Gazette No 65, 13 October 1932, 2110.
 “Defence Services,” Evening Post, Volume CXIV, Issue 91, 14 October 1932.