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Trooper Richard DAVIS 8949 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Trooper Richard DAVIS 8949

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 8949 R[ichard] DAVIS 10th Contingent Died 24 July 1946 Aged 69 Block 4G RSA Plot: 11 Occupation at death: Labourer Occupation on enlisting for SA war: Jockey Drafted from: Castlecliff rifles Brown eyes; dark hair; dark complexion Medals and decorations: Second Boer War Character: Very good Service abroad: 127 days His military record available to read online: ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServle... SOURCES: Military records

All in a row ... South African war section | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

All in a row ... South African war section

Lieutenant Henry MacDonald, Veteran of South Africa & WW1 - He hoped to carry it [commission] as a New Zealander ought to | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Lieutenant Henry MacDonald, Veteran of South Africa & WW1 - He hoped to carry it [commission] as a New Zealander ought to

In memory of Lieutenant Henry J MACDONALD Passed on 18 March 1948 Aged 78 Veteran South African War – World War 1 “Till we meet again” Area B Lot No. 38 Henry John Military service Numbers: 2391 Trooper 5th Contingent S.A. 4694 Sergeant 7th Contingent S.A. Lieutenant 9th Contingent S.A. Discharge certificate dated 15 September 1902 Military awards: Kings South Africa Medal and South Africa Clasps [1900 and 1902] 2nd Boer War Medal Occupation: Engineer and Carpenter “To Whom it may Concern”…

Major Wilson Cameron MORRISON 37 [South Africa] 11/625,11/1625 [WW1] | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Major Wilson Cameron MORRISON 37 [South Africa] 11/625,11/1625 [WW1]

Staff Corps Died November 25th 1918 New Zealand Expeditionary Forces South Africa 1899 – 1902 Gallipoli, Egypt, France And of A loved wife and mother Olive Catherine MORRISON Died September 14th 1964 Aged 85 years Wilson’s cause of death: Influenza and heart failure[4] Block 48 Plot 158 At the time of his death he was receiving 575 pounds per year which equates to c 102,000 pounds today. According to his military records he returned by the 'Willochra' on 28-9-1916 suffering from suffering…

Lt Col Frederic FRANCIS and family | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Lt Col Frederic FRANCIS and family

see www.flickr.com/photos/porkynz/4312900899/?addedcomment=1#... In memory of Aileen Doris GUNN the dearly loved daughter of Frederick Wyatt & Katie J FRANCIS Died 18th June 1894 aged 6 months also Lt-Col Frederic [sic] Wyatt FRANCIS VD ['Volunteer Officers' Decoration' *] Commanding 4th Regiments N.Z.R.R. [New Zealand Rough Riders] 2nd Brigade Rhodesia Field Force South Africa beloved husband of Katie J FRANCIS and youngest son of the late John Perry Gunn FRANCIS of Prebbleton Died 31 March…

Trooper Linton PIMM 197, his wife Florence & his daughter Linda | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Trooper Linton PIMM 197, his wife Florence & his daughter Linda

In loving memory of Florence (Flo) Beloved wife of L.C. PIMM 1886-1938 Also Linda Only daughter of above Died 1st March 1941 Suddenly Aged 23 years Both are resting peacefully 197 Trooper Linton Charles PIMM 2nd Kitchener Fighting Scouts ** Died 1 February 1969 Aged 85 years Block 14 Plot 270 His probate is available. Noted as a storeman: www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22294830 Boer War veteran Served in 2nd KFS. Joined Durban 22 Jul 01 Discharged 30 Jun 02 disbandment…

Edward Templer POULTON's 851 - ashes memorial | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Edward Templer POULTON's 851 - ashes memorial

Edward Templer POULTON N.Z. ROUGH RIDERS. No.851. Died 13th AUGUST 1943 “AND LOVE LIVES ON” 1 year 99 days service overseas Very good character Awarded: South Africa Medal and 1900 & 1901 clasps Johannesburg ‘Diamond Hill’ Cape Colony Orange Free State Attested: Napier, 5 February 1900 Next of Kin: James Arthur POULTON [brother] Address: Opawa, Canterbury Marlborough Express, Volume XXXV, Issue 81, 11 April 1901, Page 4 Newspaper article mentioning coming home from war…

Lieutenant Vivian Harold POTTER 17938, former MP for Mt Roskill | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Lieutenant Vivian Harold POTTER 17938, former MP for Mt Roskill

Lieutenant Vivian Harold POTTER 17938 Auckland Regiment Died 19 November 1968 Aged 90 Also served in the Boer war Reg No. 4045 7th Contingent; Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant Born 23 October 1878, Hamilton Married Lillah COLEMAN at Waihi In Jan 1904 Occupation before enlist for WW1: Bullion smelter Last employer: Waihi Grand Junction March 1918 - Granted leave indefinitely due to Sciatica Photographs of Vivian: www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/exec/dbtwpub.dll?BU=htt... and…

Edgar HEENAN - accidentally killed | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Edgar HEENAN - accidentally killed

In loving memory of Edgar Louis HEENAN Accidentally killed 13 December 1925 Aged 21 years “Not lost but gone before” Son of Wilhelmina [also recorded as Williamina] Robertson [nee MACASKILL] and George Louis HEENAN[1] They wed 1903 at St Andrew’s Parish church, Gore, Southland[6] Also had other issue of marriage[1]: c1905 Rachael Margaret c1908 Donald A George Lewis[sic] HEENAN SA145, 135 who fought in the Boer war and quite probably is Edgar’s father. He became seriously ill with typhoid…

WALSH JENKINS SUTHERLAND grave | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

WALSH JENKINS SUTHERLAND grave

In loving memory of 1465 IV Private Boer War 8602 Sergeant Edwin E[rnest] Beloved husband of Lizzie SUTHERLAND Died 6th August 1940 aged 59 [Thames Star, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9567, 7 February 1900, Page 4 Newpaper article mentioning Edwin: [paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=s... Edwins embarkation record for the Boer War: www.nzhistory.net.nz/soldier/e-e-sutherland Edwin's Cenotaph database record: muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/126796.detail?... His SA war…

Pvte Frank GOMEZ | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Pvte Frank GOMEZ

Died 14 August 1902 [at Auckland Hospital [1] Late 8th NZ Contingent - Boer War No 6 *************************************************************** Occu. on enlistment: Bush feller and farmer Aged 19 yrs and 5 months at enlistment in January 1902. Next of kin: His sister Ada COVERT. Ada and her husband William Leopold COVERT have probates at Ada: www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?OID=16603654 William: www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?OID=6872307…

Edward George PIPER 13/3065 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Edward George PIPER 13/3065

Trooper Auckland Mounted Rifles Died 18.9.1944 aged 64 Occu before enlist: Driver Cenotaph database record: tinyurl.com/piper-cenotaph

Lance Sergeant William BARRETT M.M. 334 & 7/1590 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Lance Sergeant William BARRETT M.M. 334 & 7/1590

Military Medal Canterbury Mounted Rifles Died 27 January 1961 Aged 84 years Also a Boer War veteran [#334 according to Cenotaph Database - although embarkation database has a William BARRETT as reg. # 3342. NZ Archives have his Reg. # as 334 also.] Occupation at death: Retired railway employee of Pukekohe/Paerata Cenotaph database record: muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/RecordDetail.a... South Africa embarkation database: www.nzhistory.net.nz/soldier/william-barrett His military…

Captain Joseph Trevor COLEMAN | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Captain Joseph Trevor COLEMAN

In loving memory of Capt. J T COLEMAN Died 23rd April 1919 Aged 57 years "RESTING" Block 44C Plot 64 Also in plot is: Elizabeth Anne COLEMAN died 18 February 1953 of Jubilee Home, Christchurch aged 90 years Born: Australia Length of time in NZ: 72 years Info from Cemetery database: of Ranfurly Street, Christchurch Staff Officer and born in England Press, Volume LV, Issue 16505, 24 April 1919, Page 1 COLEMAN—On April 23rd, at his residence, 18 Ranfurly street St. Albans, Captain Joseph…

Logan GLENDINNING - Sergeant Major in the South African war...Corporal in WW1 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Logan GLENDINNING - Sergeant Major in the South African war...Corporal in WW1

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 2562 Sergeant Major L[ogan] GLENDINNING 5th Contingent Died 24 October 1944 Aged 72 years Block 4F RSA Plot 21 Born: 23 November 1872, Edrom, Berwickshire, Scotland Parents: Robert Witton and Catherine Elizabeth GLENDINNING who married 16 Jan 1849 Edrom, Berwickshire, Scotland and who never resided in NZ.* Occupation at death: Farmer His S.A. embarkation database record. Note different surname spelling of GLENDENNING: www.nzhistory.net.nz/soldier/l-glendenning Mentioned in…

MURRAY family grave | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

MURRAY family grave

One side of grave. Transcription below is for all sides: In loving memory of Benjamin Moore MURRAY who passed into rest 21st December 1901 aged 58 years also Jane beloved wife of above who passed into rest 7th August 1923 aged 75 years. In loving memory of Florence Seretta beloved twin daughter of Benjamin and Jane who passed into rest June 10th 1952 [aged 69 years*] Cecilia Jane beloved twin daughter of Benjamin and Jane MURRAY who passed into rest 28th April 1964 [aged 80 years*] Donald…