Topic: Tauranga World War One Soldier List

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A list of 110 Tauranga men killed during World War I. Compiled by Fiona Kean.

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Tauranga Roll of Honour

NAME Cause of Death When Died Where Died Age of Death Rank Place of Birth Occupation prior to war
Baikie, Robert - 38484 Killed in Action 28/03/1918 France 22 Rifleman Scotland Blacksmith
Baker, Raymond - 12/311 Missing  25/04/1915 Gallipoli 24 Private England Millhand
Bannatyne, Charles - 42013 Killed in Action 20/12/1917 Belgium 35 Private Warkworth, NZ Bushman
Beach, Frederick - 90402 Influenza 10/01/1919 New Zealand 29 Private Onehunga, NZ Boiler Maker
Bell, Arthur - 12/1147 Killed in Action 8/08/1915 Gallipoli 38 Private Australia Labourer
Bellars, John V H - 419043 Killed in Action 4/08/1916 Belgium 29 Lance-Corporal Gisborne, NZ Commission Agent
Bettelheim, George R. - 13/302 Tuberculosis 26/04/1918 New Zealand 29 Lance-Corporal Tauranga, NZ Labourer
Bonner, William - 127 Pneumonia 1/12/1918 France 28 Private Tauranga, NZ Survey Chainman
Bullick, T - 13588 Killed in Action 29/09/1918 France 36 Lance-Corporal Canterbury, NZ Electrican
Cairncross, John - 15871 Killed in Action 28/02/1917 France 41 Rifleman Scotland Motorman
Carnachan, Angus - 16833 Influenza 17/11/1918 New Zealand 24 Quarter Master Auckland, NZ Linesman
Clarebrough, Charles A. W. Killed in Action 26/08/1916 France 36 Lieutenant Tauranga, NZ Decorator
Clark, Leslie H. - 12/1590 Missing  8/08/1915 Gallipoli 24 Private Tauranga, NZ Plumber
Clemson, T - 23345 Killed in Action 27/09/1916 France 45 Private England Farmer
Collett, Clive F. - 76/98 Accidental Death 23/12/1917 Scotland 31 Captain Blenheim, NZ Electrical Engineer
Commons, Kenneth W. - 12/63 Missing  8/05/1915 Gallipoli 20 Sergeant Tauranga, NZ Student
Cooper, E ? Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown
Corbett, Eric - 56246 Died of Wounds 17/07/1918 France 32 Rifleman Fiji Chemist
Crisp, Ernest - 12/1184 Killed in Action 2/05/1918 France 27 Lance-Corporal Australia Labourer
Crosley, George W. - 13/317 Killed in Action 6/08/1915 Gallipoli 21 Trooper England Bricklayer
Cullen, Thomas - 11418 Died of Wounds 5/02/1917 France 30 Private Tauranga, NZ Labourer
Cunningham, William - 11422 Killed in Action 12/10/1917 Belgium 35 Private Australia Farmer
Davis, George - 24984 Killed in Action 3/01/1918 Belgium 25 Gunner Ashburton, NZ Farmer
Dodson, Frederick H. - 12/683 Killed in Action 25/04/1915 Gallipoli 23 Lieutenant Hukanui, nz Auctioneer
Douglas, George A. - 13/480 Killed in Action 8/08/1915 Gallipoli 28 Trooper Tauranga, NZ Drover
Douglas, Thomas L. - 11/37 Killed in Action 9/08/1915 Gallipoli 29 Trooper Tauranga, NZ Builder
Ellison, John - 38368 Killed in Action 26/03/1918 France 35 Private England Bushman
Fairs, Cecil S. - 13/327 Dysentery 5/10/1915 Gallipoli 28 Trooper Auckland, NZ Coach Driver
Fenton, Alvar - 15082 Died of Wounds 14/02/1917 France 21 Rifleman Auckland, NZ Farmer
Fenton, John G - 52400 Killed in Action 27/03/1918 France 29 Private Tauranga, NZ Farmer
(Frew) Francis, James - 12/1627 Killed in Action 12/11/1918 France 33 Sergeant Oamaru, NZ Labourer
Francis, William J. - 8/3260 Died of Wounds 17/09/1916 France 27 Private Ireland Engineer
Gracey, William - 73331 Influenza 12/11/1918 New Zealand 24 Private Tauranga, NZ Tailor
Grant, John - 383 Killed in Action 6/08/1916 Egypt 30 Private Tauranga, NZ Machinist
Guinness, Cecil - 11463 Killed in Action 19/10/1917 Belgium 23 Corporal Dunedin, NZ Warehouseman
Hardy, Hugh - 76745 Influenza 5/09/1918 At Sea 30 Private Tauranga, NZ Grocer
Harris, Alfred J S - 15368 Killed in Action 7/06/1917 France 28 Rifleman Brunnerton, NZ Farmer
Hartland, John L - 56592 Died of Wounds 31/03/1918 France 28 Private Christchurch, NZ Clerk
Haua, Andrew C. Died of Wounds 11/08/1915 Gallipoli 25 Corporal Tauranga, NZ Bookkeeper
Jordan, Sydney C - 24/482 Missing  12/10/1917 Belgium 22 Corporal Thames, NZ Clerk
Joss, Charles - 8/3302 Killed in Action 25/09/1916 France 29 Private Australia Fisherman
Keam, Samuel - 29902 Killed in Action 7/06/1917 France 28 Corporal Brunnerton, NZ Farmer
Kemp, Kawenata - 20678 Tuberculosis 28/01/1918 New Zealand 23 Private Palmerston North, NZ Labourer
Kent, Alfred - 13/376 Killed in Action 8/08/1915 Gallipoli 24 Trooper England Turncock
Kerr, John - 2818 Killed in Action 10/04/1917 Palestine 39 Trooper England Rubber Planter
Kirk, Harry - 59922 Measles 24/02/1918 England 28 Private Tauranga, NZ Farmer
Koti, Hone - 60543 Tuberculosis 11/08/1919 New Zealand 26 Private Motiti Island, NZ Farm Hand
Kuka, Mangu - 92015 Influenza 22/01/1919 New Zealand 21 Private Matakana Island Farmer
Lilley, Charles - 38414 Killed in Action 1/10/1918 France 21 Lance-Corporal Dannevirke, NZ Millhand
Lochhead, Thomas - 32019 Killed in Action 26/08/1918 France 27 Lance-Corporal Dunsandel, NZ Farmer
Lochhead, William - 16103 Died of Wounds 11/05/1918 Palestine 22 Trooper Tauranga, NZ Farmer
Lovell, Ernest - 207 Died of Wounds 28/05/1915 Gallipoli 20 Sapper Tauranga, NZ Engineer
Makaraure TT - 60559 Pneumonia 30/12/1918 France 22 Private Tauranga, NZ Farmer
Mansel Herbert P - 13/2843 Malaria 23/10/1918 Palestine 23 Trooper Tauranga, NZ Farmer
Masefield, William - 12/4054 Died of Wounds 14/07/1916 England 21 Private Auckland, NZ Farmer
Matheson, Ronald T Killed in Action 27/04/1915 Africa 38 Lieutenant Tauranga, NZ Mining Agent
McArthur, Duncan - 89732 Influenza 19/11/1918 New Zealand 35 Private Tauranga, NZ Timber Worker
McCarthney, Sydney - 12/3098 Died of Wounds 18/08/1916 France 21 Private Thames, NZ Surveyor
McConnell, Robert - 32042 Killed in Action 19/06/1917 France 28 Private Christchurch, NZ Farmer
McKinlay, W. - 44861 Influenza 11/11/1918 New Zealand 25 Private Scotland Farmer
McLaren, William - 46236 Killed in Action 5/04/1918 France 25 Rifleman Scotland Teacher
McRoberts, Evan - 22550 Killed in Action 4/10/1917 France 38 Lieutenant Tauranga, NZ Clerk
Moko, Johnnie - 19601 Unknown Unknown New Zealand Unknown Private Tauranga, NZ Farmer
Norris, Sydney - 6/3415 Died of Wounds 24/05/1916 France 32 Private Taranaki, NZ Farmer
Pemberton, Samuel - 12/439 Killed in Action 17/09/1916 France 23 Sergeant Australia Carpenter
Pentelow, Frank - 13/2886 Killed in Action 21/02/1917 France 36 Private England Butcher
Petherbridge, Alexander - 2/1078 Tuberculosis 23/09/1920 New Zealand 29 Gunner Canterbury, NZ Labourer
Phillips, Henry - 56642 Killed in Action 9/05/1918 France 37 Private Dunedin, NZ Farmer
Plummer, Edwin - 11531 Killed in Action 6/05/1918 France 30 Private Waihi, NZ Bushman
Poad, William L - 33602 Killed in Action 1/10/1918 France 21 Private Levin, NZ Motor Engineer
Rakauhemo H. W.  - 16/431 Killed in Action 8/07/1917 France 24 Private Tauranga, NZ Farmer
Ralph, Frederick H. - 9/1634 Died of Wounds 19/01/1917 England 36 Corporal Ireland Farmer
Ramsay, Arthur A - 89500 Influenza 1/11/1918 New Zealand 20 Private Auckland, NZ Unknown
Reeve, William - 21095 Killed in Action 7/06/1917 France 21 Rifleman Tauranga, NZ Farmer
Rewa, George R. - 16/115 Killed in Action 31/08/1916 France 24 Private Motiti Island, NZ Labourer
Rewa, Waru - 19940 Pneumonia 8/11/1918 France 22 Private Tauranga, NZ Farmer
Rewi, Para - 19703 Influenza 27/08/1920 New Zealand 26 Private Auckland, NZ Farmer
Rikihana, R - 19699 (Dickson) Tuberculosis 13/11/1918 New Zealand 24 Private Tauranga, NZ Labourer
Rowe, Mark W. - 6/3449 Killed in Action 27/03/1918 France 24 Corporal Taranaki, NZ Farmer
Salt, John- 15086 Killed in Action 12/09/1918 France 19 Lance-Corporal Tauranga, NZ Labourer
Samuel, Claude - 41998 Died of Disease 13/09/1918 Germany 29 Lieutenant Wellington, NZ Clerk
Shannon, Leslie R. - 12/1499 Tuberculosis 9/01/1916 New Zealand 30 Private Australia Labourer
Sharplin, Richard W. - 34441 Pneumonia 25/10/1916 New Zealand 22 Private Canterbury, NZ Bushman
Sheppard, Edgar F. - 12/1501 Killed in Action 8/05/1915 Gallipoli 22 Sergeant Tauranga, NZ Clerk
Simpson, William - 24/1820 Killed in Action 15/09/1916 France 38 Private Australia Bushman
Skellern, Sydney E - 12/463 Died of Wounds 8/08/1915 Gallipoli 20 Private Huntly, NZ Millhand
Snodgrass, John - 4/209a Killed in Action 10/12/1917 Belgium 29 Lance-Corporal Tauranga, NZ Surveyors Assistant
Spratley, William N - 5473 Died of Wounds 25/06/1915 France 24 Sergeant England Blacksmith
Smith, Te Mete - 20015 Tuberculosis 27/12/1918 England 21 Private Tauranga, NZ Labourer
Stephenson, George F. - 12/1511 Killed in Action 26/07/1917 Belgium 26 Lance-Corporal Coromandel, NZ Teacher
Stewart, Harry - 62405 Died of Wounds 24/10/1918 France 29 Private Tauranga, NZ Coach Driver
Stewart, Leslie P. - 12/3839 Died of Disease 5/01/1917 France 21 Lance-Corporal Geraldine, NZ Painter
Tanner, Samuel Killed in Action 11/06/1917 At Sea 23 4th Engineer Tauranga, NZ Marine Engineer
Tapihana, W - 84744 Influenza 4/11/1918 New Zealand 19 Private Tauranga, NZ Unknown
Taylor, Alban - 12/1514 Killed in Action 27/08/1918 France 32 Sergeant Auckland, NZ Carpenter
Taylor, Harry - 60 Killed in Action 3/08/1916 France 28 Lieutenant Tauranga, NZ Electrical Engineer
Tobin, George - 12/3846 Killed in Action 15/09/1916 France 31 Private Awanui, NZ Driver
Tobin, Michael - 4/1639 Pneumonia 15/04/1916 France 35 Sapper Pukekohe, NZ Miner
Wahia, Moa - 16/482 Fever 9/09/1915 Gallipoli 25 Private Tauranga, NZ Bushman
Wahia, Thomas - 16/426 Killed in Action 6/08/1915 Gallipoli 21 Private Tauranga, NZ Farmer
Walker, Cecil - 12/2872 Killed in Action 16/09/1916 France 28 Private Mercury Bay Accountant
Walker, Eric - 38462 Killed in Action 30/03/1918 France 21 Private Auckland, NZ Teacher
Wall, Robert F W - 52516 Killed in Action 30/08/1918 France 25 Private Waverley, NZ Farmer
Ward, Sidney - 54673 Killed in Action 25/08/1918 France 22 Lance-Corporal Tauranga, NZ Clerk
Wasley, Albert S - 23460 Missing  4/10/1917 Belgium 27 Lance-Corporal Taranaki, NZ Bushman
Watkins, Reginald - 12/3861 Died of Wounds 20/10/1915 France 30 Private Taranaki, NZ Salvation Army Officer
Wepiha, Jack (Webster) - 19604 Died of Wounds 29/11/1917 France 22 Private Tauranga, NZ Labourer
Wilson, Guy C - 65832 Killed in Action 6/08/1917 France 29 Rifleman Wellington, NZ Farmer
Woollams, Roy - 29533 Killed in Action 8/05/1918 France 22 Corporal Auckland, NZ Clerk

 

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