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Sir George Spafford Richardson was a much decorated New Zealand soldier during WW1 at Gallipoli, France, Belgium Greece and New Zealand. Click Here to Read More
William Strachan Chambers Harris proceeded to Rouen in France with the 5th Battery as a Gunner. He had further training in November 1917 at the 15th Corps Gas School set up in the field but was gassed and wounded in April 1918. Click Here to Read More
Bessie Maxfield was a sister during WW1 on the NZ Hospital Ship Maheno. She and Isobel MacLennan were mentioned in despatches for their efforts nursing soldiers with the influenza returning to New Zealand in 1918. Click Here to Read More
The 7 Birnie boys were born across 15 years to John and Agnes Birnie of 11 O’Rorke Ave, Remuera. The boys’ service saw six of them go to war, three of them die, three return and two awarded medals of gallantry. Click Here to Read More
Jessie, profoundly affected by her brother’s death, enlisted in the New Zealand Army Nursing Service Corps, NZEF, 41st Reinforcements, Service Number 22/544, leaving Wellington on 27 Jul 1918 Click Here to Read More
Catherine Amelia Williams of Orakei Road, Remuera, enlisted as a Staff Nurse/Masseuse on the Marama, HM Hospital Ship in 1918, after the death of her brother William Williams at Ypres in the battle for Passchendaele in 1917. Click Here to Read More
Lewin Barnett of 212 Remuera Road was killed at Gallipoli on 25th April 2015 - he was part of the ANZAC landing near Ari Burnu in the bay now known as Anzac Cove. Click Here to Read More
Thomas Culling of Victoria Avenue, Remuera, holds two distinguished titles in New Zealand aviation history. He was not only the youngest of the air aces in World War One or Two, but he was also the Dominion’s first air ace. Click Here to Read More
Graham Reid was well known in Remuera. He was born 15 July 1883, the son of John Stuart Reid and Mary Osborne Reid of 3 Dilworth Avenue, Remuera, Auckland. He attended Remuera Primary School and must have been one of the first pupils at King's College when it opened in 1896 till 1899. Click Here to Read More
Private Hewitt Barnard Brown of Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand, was killed landing at Gallipoli on April 27th 1915. Hewitt is buried at Walker’s Ridge Cemetery on the Gallipoli Peninsula along with 75 other New Zealanders and Australians. Click Here to Read More