Topic: New Plymouth Cross of Sacrifice (1927)

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Te Henui Cemetery

Cross of Sacrifice -Henui Cemetery

The Cross of Sacrifice in Te Henui Cemetery is on the ridge at the northern boundary of the Servicemen's area and close to the 57th Regiment Memorial. The Cross was presented by Charles and Ann Burgess, and offically unveiled in November 1927. The Burgess' were both deeply involved with returned and wounded servicemen following World War I, and their headstone is located behind the Cross.

Both Ann and Charles Burgess received MBEs in 1918 for their war work with returned and wounded soldiers. They also organised the first ANZAC Day reunion for servicemen in 1918.

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New Plymouth Cross of Sacrifice (1927)


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New Plymouth Cross of Sacrifice (1927) by Ron is Copyright Act 1994