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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
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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
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The following article by Joan Dorothy McCauley (nee Harvey) appeared in the 'Taranaki Daily News' on 13 September 1939 (p. 6). Many thanks to Bob Anderson for providing the original
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This poem 'Katikati Cemetery' was written by Debbie McCauley after organising the restoration of her ancestor's headstone at Katikati Cemetery in 2010. John McCauley (Jnr) died 100 years ago on
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Local authors and historians Christine Clement and Ellen McCormack (QSM) have co-authored a comprehensive history of early Katikati settlers. Article by Debbie McCauley (2013).
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Katikati events in 1878. Compiled by Katikati Historian Ellen McCormack (2013).
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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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Sarah Ann Crawford (nee Birkett) served the Katikati community as a midwife, even delivering several of her own grandchildren. She was my second great grandmother - Debbie McCauley.
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This article on the Katikati Railway Station and the East Coast Main Trunk Line was written by Katikati Historian Ellen McCormack in 2010.
2013
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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.
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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 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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Joseph Henry Lomas appears in a Waitekohe No. 3 School photo taken in 1914. He was my first cousin twice removed - Debbie McCauley
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Corporal Roy Howard Woollams was killed in action in France on 8 May 1918. Story by Debbie McCauley.
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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.
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[This letter is missing pages 1 & 2 but from its contents the date is estimated at 8 June 1939]. In which John writes Hazel about Jimmie Adcock, London's thousands
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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
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