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WW1 Flight Lieutenant Trevor Dudley Hall Alderton

Trevor Alderton was born on 5 January 1894 in Whangarei, Northland, the son of Ida and George Edwin Alderton, the founder of modern Kerikeri.

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WW1 Irving Brothers — Augustus and John

Edward Augustus (1867-1918) and Jane (nee Ross) (1869-1958) Irving, were married in 1888, and lived at 260 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland.

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WW1 David Keith Duthie – Ypres

Born 26 September 1893, David Keith Duthie, known as Keith, was one of four sons and two daughters.

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WW1 Hugh Alexander Forrest

Hugh Alexander Forrest was the eldest son of Jessie and William Forrest, who was Postmaster at Devonport Auckland.

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WW1 Private Erni Bond 44680

Private Erni Bond was the youngest of five children of the late Mr Erni Bond (1852- 20 December 1914) and of Mrs Alice Bond (nee Freeman, (1858 – 1941)) of 51 Remuera Road, Remuera.

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WW1 Blackie Brothers — Bernard Blackie 6/3252

Henry George Blackie (1857- 8 April 1916), a Baptist missionary and tea dealer.

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WW1 Blackie Brothers — 2nd Lieutenant Allan Stuart Blackie

The second son of Henry and Louisa Blackie’s sons to enlist was Allan Stuart Blackie (13/878, 1/484 (WWI) and 824025 (WWII).

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WW1 Blackie Brothers — Walter Palmer Blackie

Walter Palmer Blackie was the fourth brother to enlist in World War I.

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WW1 Lance-Corporal Charles Basil Beeson

Lance-Corporal Charles Beeson (Reg. No 26535), also known as Bungee Beeson, was the fifth son of (Edwin) George and Joanna or (Anna) Beeson.

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — John Stewart Dagg

John Stewart Dagg was born in Brighton on 26 September 1891.

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WW1 Passchendaele Edgar and Arthur Boucher

Boucher Brothers — The Darkest Day

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WW1 Henry John Innes Walker

More than a century after his death on the Western Front in WW1, the remains of Henry John Innes Walker have been found and identified.

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — Corporal Robert Henry Whitnall Armiger

Robert Armiger was the son of Robert and Emma Armiger of Ponsonby and attended Auckland Grammar School from 1911.

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — Captain Geoffrey Clifford Wilson Armstrong

Geoffrey Armstrong enlisted in July 1915 as a lieutenant in the Auckland Infantry Battalion.

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WW1 Battle of the Somme — Lieutenant Gavin Douglas Alexander DCM 4/513

Gavin Alexander was born on the 14 March 1893 and lived at Clover Nook Rd, Epsom.

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Battle of the Somme Talk by Herb Farrant

It was on the Somme that the majority of New Zealanders were killed or wounded during the First World War.

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Henry Choyce

The Choyce family can be traced back to William Choyce.

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WW1 Matron Cora Beattie Anderson

Cora Beattie Anderson of Remuera had a distinguished war record as a nurse during World War One after she had survived a major shipwreck. 

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End of the Gallipoli Campaign

Between May and December 1915 a number of Remuera men fought and perished at Gallipoli.

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Remuera Returned Soldiers Social Club 1932-2002

The Remuera Returned Soldiers Social Club was founded in 1932 by Sir George Richardson.

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Obituary David Roy Simmons MBE

David Simmons, Remuera resident and a distinguished New Zealand scholar and author. 

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WW1 Arthur Gordon Ballantine

Arthur Gordon Ballantine was born in 1892 in Auckland.

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WW1 Private James John Parker 12/213

Private James John Parker was born on 27 June 1894 in Brooklyn, New York City.

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