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WW1 Cecil James Cunningham Marshall (89710)

Cecil Marshall is remembered on the Auckland Grammar School War Memorial Roll of Honour, and College Rifles Rugby Union Football and Sports Club, Remuera.

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WW1 Francis Edward Ryan (70344)

Francis Edward Ryan was 37 years of age when he enlisted on 28 November 1917 as a Private in the New Zealand Rifle Brigade.

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WW1 Archibald Clement Mitchell (8/3360)

Archibald Clement Mitchell and this brother Arthur Alfred John Mitchell served during WW1. Archibald is remembered on the St Luke’s Church, Remuera, Honours Board.

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Anzac Day 2020 with Remuera Heritage

In these extraordinary Covid-19 days there will be no parades or services on the 25th of April 2020, Anzac Day. Remuera Heritage through its online storytelling is keeping the Anzac spirit alive.

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WW1 Cyril William Trew Marsack (25/891) and Charles Croft Marsack (WWI 24/657, WWII 38625)

The Marsack family involvement in war spans six generations, dating from the Peninsular Wars of the early nineteenth century to post-WW2 disturbances in the Middle East

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Glenesk, 164 Remuera Road

Glenesk was another of the early large houses of Remuera demolished in the mid-1980s to make way for more intensive housing.

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WW1 Robert Johnston Leitch (90765) and William Joseph Leitch (37118)

The Leitch brothers of Remuera have been commemorated in the Remuera Primary School Memorial Gates for their Service in the Great War.

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From Remuera with Love – Postcards

A collection of postcards showcasing Remuera from the late nineteen century into the twentieth.

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Vinebank

Vinebank (aka Vine Bank) was a large 10 roomed house on the shore of the Orakei Basin. It’s not known when it was built but its most well-known owner was Frederick Charles Richardson (1852–1918).

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St Anns, 43 Arney Road

St Anns was designed by architect Benjamin Charles Chilwell (1879-1950), and built in 1914 for Charles Issac Nathan (1881-1961).

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The Butler House, 3 Otahuri Crescent, Greenlane

On 23 August 2019 Valerie Muir talked about the history of her arts and craft house and how she went about getting it heritage listed by Auckland Council.

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WW2 Sub Lieutenant Ian Lewis Ruxton Wilson (NZD2645)

Ian Lewis Ruxton Wilson, of 112 Remuera Road, was killed in WW2 action on 1 May 1944. Auckland Museum's Online Cenotaph has helped his family trace his final resting place.

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2019 Auckland Heritage Festival – Wilson’s Beach and Jetty by Bruce Renshaw

Bruce Renshaw's interest in Wilson’s Beach and jetty goes back to the 1950’s as a child living at the bottom of Victoria Avenue.

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RMS Remuera

The RMS Remuera was one of many ships that shaped the 20th century, expanding trade and taking migrants to new worlds.

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The Grange Girls Home, 164 Remuera Road

Early in 1957 The Grange Girls Home moved from Herne Bay to new premises at 164 Remuera Rd, formerly Glenesk, on the corner of Remuera and Bassett Roads.

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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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Remuera Railway Station — Tyer Train Tablet Apparatus

The Remuera railway station had two pieces of Tyer Tablet apparatus.

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WW1 Thomas Harry Kinder and John William Kinder

Thomas Henry (Harry) Kinder (British Army) was the second son of prominent Aucklander, Harry Allen Kinder.

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Remuera Shops

View a collection of historical photos of the shops in Remuera.

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WW1 Lance Corporal Malcolm Innes Finlayson (12/2433)

Malcolm Innes Finlayson (13/2433), (1885 – 1916), was born on 1 July 1885.

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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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Remuera Fire Station and the Village Green

The area currently known as The Village Green was originally a works depot for the Remuera Road Board, and later for the Auckland City Council.

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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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