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WW1 Samuel Francis Jonkers (11048) and Sons Edward and Cyril

Samuel Francis Jonkers (11048) of 32 Green Lane Remuera was killed in action on 1 October 1916, 47 years of age at the Battle of the Somme.

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WW1 Leonard Richard Grimwade and Edward Norman Grimwade

Leonard Grimwade obtained the rank of Sergeant in the territorial forces with the 16th Regiment of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club.

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WW1 Gunner Robert Roderick Creighton Corbett McFarland 12811

Robert Roderick Creighton (Crighton or Crichton) Corbett McFarland (known as Roddy), born in Hawera on the 18 September 1895.

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WW1 Sergeant William Dobson Eggleston (25993)

William Dobson Eggleston was born 19 March 1887 in Sunderland, England, the elder son of Mrs Jane Cole Eggleston.

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WW1 Private Robert William Gray (49705)

Robert William Gray was born on the 10 June 1895 in Cambridge to Elizabeth and William Gray.

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Purewa – Mrs Constance Duthie

Constance Duthie was the founder and first principal of Corran School in Remuera in 1952.

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Purewa — Reuben Charles Porter

Reuben and Harold were born in New Zealand; Reuben in Rolleston St, Thames on September 20th 1886.

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Purewa — Thomas Henry Ah Chee

Thomas Henry (Tom) Ah Chee (1928-2000) opened the first supermarket in New Zealand or Australia in 1958.

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WW1 Purewa – John Robert Burgin, Chaplain Major (Clerk in Holy Orders) 18/29

John Robert Burgin was born on 10th October 1869 at Long Bennington, near Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

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Purewa – Chhota Jivanji 1896-1921

Chhota Jivanj was born in 1896 in Satem, Bombay (Mumbai).

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WW1 Charlotte Dinneen YMCA and YWCA

Charlotte Kate Dalton Dinneen was the second of six children of Michael Dalton and Mary Victoria Dinneen.

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Purewa – Amelia and Charles Haszard

Amelia Jane Haszard was born on Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1843 and came to New Zealand in 1859 with her parents.

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WW1 Private John Leslie Hartland (Service number 56592)

John Leslie Hartland was born in Christchurch on the 1 August 1890.

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Interview with Hal Lawry of Remuera

Hal Lawry lived in Remuera from 1938 to 1951 at 456 Remuera Road.

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WW1 Sister Elsie Mary Emily Cooke ARRC 22/53

Elsie Cooke was one of 10 children born to Marion Elizabeth (nee Purchas) and Charles Edward Cooke.

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Michael Horwood 1934 – 2018

Long-term Remuera resident Michael Horwood passed away on 14 December 2018 at the age of 84.

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WW1 Captain Colin Addison Dickeson M.C. 24/2128

Colin Addison Dickeson (24/2128) was born on 20 March 1888 in Kaikohe, Northland.

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WW1 Second Lieutenant Alan (Allan) Douglas Gibb Dawson (New Zealand Territorial Force 13/46, Australian Imperial Force (AIF) B 2455)

Alan (Allan) Douglas Gibb Dawson (New Zealand Territorial Force 13/46, Australian Imperial Force (AIF) B 2455) was born on 18 August 1891 in Sydney.

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WW1 Private Benjamin Francis Dive (551)

Benjamin Francis Dive (551) was born in Havelock, New Zealand in 1886, the son of William Evans Dive and Annie Dive.

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WW1 Major Geoffrey de Bohun Devereux M.C.(twice) 12/1190

Geoffrey de Bohun Devereux (12/1190) was born on 10 April 1890, one of three sons and four daughters.

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WW1 Lance Corporal Karl Nilsson Davidson 10/882

Karl Nilsson Davidson (10/882) was born 9 August 1894 to George A. Davidson and Ida Clotilde Davidson.

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WW1 Private Graham Wakefield O’Connor 60184

Graham Wakefield O’Connor was born 9 December 1893 in Christchurch.

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WW1 2nd Lieutenant Rupert Harold Imlay Norton

Rupert Harold Imlay Norton was born on 13 June 1895 in New South Wales to Laura Marion and Herbert Henry Norton.

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WW1 Marine Engineer Samuel Tanner

Samuel Tanner was born on 7th August 1894 to Joseph and Florence Tanner.

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