White cross for Thomas Lewis Douglas (1889-1915)

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White cross for Thomas Lewis Douglas (1889-1915).


Thomas Lewis Douglas was a Tauranga builder. His older brother George Alexander Douglas was killed in action at Gallipoli during the Battle of Chunuk Bair on 8 August 1915. The following day Thomas was also killed. In 2014 Tauranga's 'Field of Remembrance' was created comprising 107 white crosses in memory of the men from the Tauranga area who died during World War I (1914-1918). Each cross carries a red poppy and the name of an individual who died. Text and photograph © Debbie McCauley (2014).

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White cross for Thomas Lewis Douglas (1889-1915)

First Names:Thomas Lewis
Last Name:Douglas
Date of Birth:28 January 1889
Place of Birth:Tauranga, New Zealand
City:Tauranga, New Zealand