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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.
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.
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
2012
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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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[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
2013
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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
Place
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
Topic
The following images relate to Mount Maunganui Primary School for the year 1987
2014
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Jean Bennett is the author of 29 books, including children's and teaching resources, non-fiction, short stories, poetry, and journalism. Many of her books have been published in the United States
2017
Place
History of Te Puke Cemetery by D M Mutton with acknowledgement to Papers Past, National Library of New Zealand (July 2017).
2017
Topic
In which John writes Hazel about a little car he bought and is doing up, a Whitsun holiday to Salisbury, Exeter, Bristol and Bath which resulted in sunburn, a lodge
2013
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In which John writes Hazel about photographs that have arrived of her son, his new Godfather status, Andy volunteering as a Chemist, a letter from Bill, his long and grueling
2013