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The grandson of Rev. Canon Jordan, Sydney Carl Jordan was reported 'missing believed dead' during the Battle of Passchendaele at Ypres in Belgium on 12 October 1917. On 13 July
2014
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Tauranga clerk Edgar Francis Sheppard was killed in action during the Second Battle of Krithia at Gallipoli on 8 May 1915. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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During World War I, Kawenata Kemp served with the Maori Pioneer Battalion which was attached to the New Zealand Tunnelling Company. He became ill in France and was transferred to
2014
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Hugh Carlisle Birkett (known as Lisle) survived the Somme (1 July 1916 to 18 November 1916), only to die of cerebrospinal meningitis after measles in a Belgium hospital. He was
2012
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Former headmaster, H J Cooper, organised the creation of a Roll of Honour to commemorate the Katikati School Reunion in 1948.
2012
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Te Mangu Kuka was born on Matakana Island, Tauranga. He enlisted to serve during World War I on 31 October 1918 and was with the New Zealand Training Unit at
2014
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Tauranga bushman Albert Samuel Wasley was killed in action in Belgium on 4 October 1917 during the opening phases of the Battle of Passchendaele, but has no known grave. Story
2014
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Guy Clark Wilson and his wife Merrial farmed at Ohauiti in Tauranga. Three months after their son was born, Guy enlisted to serve during World War I. He was aged
2014
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Colin Edward Macmillan served in both World War I and World War II. He was killed in action in 1942 when the Japanese sunk the Medusa. Colin was the uncle
2013
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Born in Tauranga, survey chainman William Thomas Bonner signed up to serve during World War I from Australia. He died of bronchial pneumonia in France on 15 November 1918 during
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Tukapa Toi Makaraure was only 16 years old when he enlisted to serve during World War I. While in France he became ill with bronchial pneumonia during the 1918 Influenza
2014
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Several names of those killed during World War I are missing from Tauranga's war memorials. This page is an attempt to list those Tauranga people who served during World War
2014
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Tauranga labourer Tiaki Wepiha Jack Webster was also known as Jack Webster and Tiake Wepiha. He received a gunshot wound to his back in France, dying 10 days later from
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Motiti Island farm hand Hone Koti enlisted to serve during World War I on 24 October 1917. On 5 June 1918 he was admitted to Brockenhurst Hospital in England, suffering
2014
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Tauranga born William John Taylor Gracey worked as a tailor in Waihi. He enlisted to serve during World War I in September 1917, the month after his younger brother Charles
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Tauranga electric lineman Angus William Te Poroa Carnachan was missing the index finder on his right hand. He worked in the New Zealand Rifle Brigade Stores at Featherstone Military Training
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Tauranga mill hand Sydney Elliott Skellern died of his wounds during the Battle of Chunuk Bair in Gallipoli on 8 August 1915. One hundred years later his medals were returned
2014
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Robert McConnell had farmed at Ohauiti and Katikati before joining up for World War I. He was killed in action in Belgium on 19 June 1917, aged 28. Story by
2014
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A Marquette Angel is the latest From Tauranga to the Trenches exhibition, a mobile exhibition series commemorating the centenary of World War One. The exhibition opened at Tauranga's Historic Village
2015
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Tauranga born wood machinist John James Grant enlisted to serve during World War I with the Australian Imperial Force and saw action in Gallipoli. He transferred to the Camel Corps
2014