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WW1 Ernest and Walter Pountney and family

Ernest Pountney (24050) and Walter Reginald Pountney (12/4073) both fought and lost their lives in World War I. Two of their nephews also fought.

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WW1 Albert Ernest Pratt (AIF 3099)

Lieutenant Albert Ernest Pratt is commemorated at VC Corner Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, after initially being mistakenly identified.

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WW1 Lieut. Richard Howard Gutteridge (British Army)

In September 1914 architect Richard Gutteridge enlisted in the British Army with the Artists’ Rifles Regiment as a signal instructor.

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WW1 Signaller Percy Bosomworth Henderson (26617)

After he graduating with a law degree, Percy Henderson enlisted for war service and received specialist training with the 18th Reinforcements Divisional Signallers.

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WW1 Corporal James Alexander Ross (13/194)

James was interested in military matters and when he was 18 he enlisted with the Rodney Mounted Rifles.

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WW1 John Owen (12/3119) Military Medal

John Owen was awarded the 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal and the Military Medal.

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WW1 Neil Alfred Haworth Smart (88009)

Neil Alfred Haworth Smart was balloted for military service and enlisted on 12 February 1918 and was sent for military training at Featherston Camp.

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WW1 Arthur Alexander Ramsay (89500)

Arthur Ramsay was sent for training to Featherston Camp. He is remembered on the Roll of Honour, St Luke’s Church, Remuera.

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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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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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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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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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