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Genealogy Record
Lionel Roberts Wilkinson (1887-1976) was mayor of Tauranga from 16 May 1935 to 22 November 1950. He had served during World War I, but was discharged 'on account of wounds
2014
Genealogy Record
Trooper Arthur Whyte (11/449) served in the First World War as a Trooper in the Wellington Mounted Rifles.
2014
Genealogy Record
Scottish born (Uddingston 14/9/1877) George Buchanan Young (43142) (1877-1955) enlisted at the age of 39 in December 1916. He was of fair complexion, grey eyes and brown hair and five
2015
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A growing index page of those we in Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty remember. This page archived on 3 July 2016 at Perma CC (https://perma.cc/Y7SK-D6FW)
2013, 1910, 1920
Place
A sign beside the road to Rotorua, about four kilometres from the Barkes Corner roundabout at Tauranga, marks the entrance to the Te Ranga Battle Site on Pyes Pa Road.
2014
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Two months after the Battle of Gate Pa, the British were to have utu for their loss when they attacked unprepared Māori on 21 June 1864 in what has become
2014
Genealogy Record
Henry Ernest Passfield worked as a Surveyor's Lineman for R. H. Atkinson of Katikati and was also a member of the 6th Hauraki Regiment. During World War I (1914-1918) he
2013
Genealogy Record
Johnnie Moko Mokopapaki served with the Maori Pioneer Battalion. He is believed to have died in 1921 from wounds he received in France whilst serving in World War I.
2014
Genealogy Record
School teacher Eric Trevor Logier Walker was killed in action in France on 30 March 1918.
2014
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These letters and postcards have been contributed to Tauranga Memories by local Tauranga and BOP residents.
2013
Genealogy Record
Robert "Bob" Long was born on October 21 1894, in Tallaght near Dublin, Ireland. (In the diaries he refers to his birthday as being in November. This was a misunderstanding
2015
Object
An undated letter sent to Cedric Graham from his father (Mayor of Hamilton during the late 1800s), most likely just prior to the war. Cedric Kenny Onslow Graham was born
2012, 1909, 1919
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A letter from William Graham (Mayor of Hamilton in the late 1800s) to his son Cedric in the first days of the war. Cedric was already in England studying when
2012
Genealogy Record
Lance Corporal Hugh Scott (S/12155) of the Cameron Highlanders (5th Bn) was killed in action at the Battle of Loos in France, September 25 1915. He is buried at the
2015
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A photo and note home in which Cedric Graham delights in the many 'sisters' looking after him. Cedric Kenny Onslow Graham was born in Hamilton on the 21st December 1889,
2012
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When Te Puke Trooper Arthur Charles Harrison of the 4th Waikato Auckland Mounted Rifles returned from service in the Middle East during the First World War, he bought with him
2013
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The Katikati Heritage Museum was established in 2000 by Ken and Nancy Merriman, who bought the contents of a private museum to prevent them being lost to the community.  From
2013
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Cedric Kenny Onslow Graham was born in Hamilton on the 21st December 1889, the 10th child of parents William Australia Graham and Alice Graham. He died leading his men "over
2012
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Cedric Graham wrote this postcard to his sister in New Zealand in June of 1916, just prior to boarding a train to the front line in France. He was killed
2012
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1917. April. Letter of condolences to mother of Charles Hughes (died in Egypt of wounds)
2014