Topic: Waihi Cemetery Memorial

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Pikituroa Road, Normanby

Waihi Cemetery Cairn  

Waihi Cemetery, Pikituroa Road, Normanby

Unveiled by the Prime Minister, Hon T. Mackenzie on 29 May 1912 with the Normanby Domain monument 

 

LEST WE FORGET

HERE REST THE MORTAL REMAINS OF A

NUMBER OF SOLDIERS WHO LOST THEIR

LIVES, HEROICALLY FIGHTING FOR THEIR

QUEEN AND COUNTRY.

KILLED AT TURU-TURU-MOKAI  JULY 12TH 1868

                                                      CAPTAIN ROSS FREDERICK.      ARMED CONSTABULARY

                                                      SERGEANT  MC FADDEN JOHN           "                     "

                                                      CORPORAL  BLAKE  JOHN                     "                     "

                                                      PRIVATE    BEAMISH  ALLEN                "                     "

                                                                 "             GAYNOR   WILLIAM         "                    "

                                                                "              ROSS  RALPH                      "                    "

                                                                "              HOLDEN  GEORGE           "                    "

                                                                "              SHIELDS  PATRICK          "                    "

                                                                 "             SWORDS  PETER               "                    "

                                                                                LEMON  RICHARD     CIVILIAN STOREKEEPER

 

 

BY NUMEROUS FRIENDS SUBSIDISED BY A

GRANT FROM THE GOVERNMENT

JONES                                                                              HAWERA

 

['Lemon' above is recorded elsewhere - including at Turuturumokai - as 'Lennon'.] 

 

 

Left Side

 

LEST WE FORGET

KILLED AT TE HUHA  }         SERGEANT CAHILL

   JUNE 9TH  1868        }          PRIVATE  SQUIRES

           "         "         "                               "             CLARKE        

      "    12TH        "                        TROOPER T. SMITH

             ________

CAPTURE OF TE-NGUTU-O-TE-MANU

                                                                        KILLED ON                  PRIVATE   WALLACE      A.C.

                                                                AUGUST 21ST 1868                   "              KERR               A.C.

                                                                                                                         "              MCKOY             "

                                                                                                                        "              GAREY               "

                                                                                                                        "              FENNESSY       "

                                                                                                                        "             ELKIN                  "

                                                                                                                        "             WELLS               T.V.

                                                                                                                        "            HAGARTY    

                                                                                                                        "             HANDLEY

                                                                                                                        "             ECONOMEDUS 

                                                                                                                        "             MCGINESKY    W.R.  

                                                                                                                        "             MCKAY                 A.C.

                                                                                                                                                                              "                   DWYER                "

[ A.C. (Armed Constabulary), T. V. (Taranaki Volunteers), W.R. (Wellington Rifles)]

An account of the Waihi monument and of the Normanby memorial is attached below as a Document 

 

 Captain Frederick Ross' grave is also within the enclosure.

 

 

  

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