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George Henry Webbe Tobin was killed in action during the Battle of the Somme in Northern France on 15 September 1916, aged 31. He was buried in the Caterpillar Valley
2014
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During World War I William Nelson Spratley's father was wounded whilst fighting at Gallipoli and his uncle died of disease whilst serving in Egypt. Sergeant William Nelson Spratley died from
2014
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Tauranga surveyors assistant Alfred William Kent was killed in action during the Battle of Chunuk Bair at Gallipoli on 8 August 1915. He was a trooper with the Auckland Mounted
2014
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Te Puke clerk John Leslie Hartland was wounded in action in France on 30 March 1918. He died of his wounds the following day. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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Te Puke farmer John Gilmore Fenton was killed in action during the Battle of the Somme in Northern France on 27 March 1918. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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Duncan Henry James McArthur was in the New Zealand Training Unit at Featherston Military Camp at his time of death from influenza on 19 November 1918 during the 1918 Influenza
2014
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Tauranga auctioneer Frederick Hugh Dodson was killed in action at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. Newspapers reported that after falling mortally wounded he 'got up on his knees and emptied
2014
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With his parents too poor to care them, Henry Phillips and his two brothers were sent to the Caversham Industrial School. Henry would later become a photographer, owning the Alma
2014
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Te Puke farmer Waru Davie Rewi served on the Western Front with the Maori Pioneer Battalion during World War I. He became ill and was deemed no longer physically fit
2014
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Maori Pioneer Battalion soldier Para Davy Rewi from Maungatapu died at the 45th Casualty Clearing Station in France on 8 November 1918 from bronchial pneumonia. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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Omanawa Schoolmaster William White McLaren was killed in action at the Somme in France on 5 April 1918, aged 25. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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On 23 September 1916 Alexander Petherbridge wrote a postcard to his father from France telling him about his narrow escape from death: "My Dear Father, This is the photo that
2014
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Omanawa mill hand Charles Walter Allan Lilley was killed in action at Le Cateau in France on 1 October 1918. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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Tauranga surveryor's assistant John Graham Snodgrass saw action at Gallipoli before being killed in action at Ypres in Belgium on 10 December 1917. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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Corporal Roy Howard Woollams was killed in action in France on 8 May 1918. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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Corporal Mark Wilmot Rowe was killed in action during the Second Battle of the Somme in France on 27 March 1918. He was aged 24. Story by Debbie McCauley.
2014
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Aged two when his mother died, Francis Alvar Fenton was adopted by James and Elizabeth Lever and raised on their Tauranga farm. He enlisted to fight during World War I.
2014
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Accountant Cecil Louis Walker saw action during both the Gallipoli Campaign and on the Western Front. He was killed in action at the Somme in Northern France on 16 September
2014
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Tauranga's Memorial Park is home to a cenotaph commemorating local people who have died in wartime. Text and photographs by Debbie McCauley.
2012
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After spending two days at the Front during World War I, Tauranga labourer Te Mete Smith developed trench fever. Tuberculosis followed and he was sent from France to Brockenhurst in
2014