Topic: Strathmore, Makahu & Te Wera Districts War Memorial

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Brewer Road, Strathmore

Strathmore Memorial  

Erected on the site of the Strathmore War Memorial Hall, demolished in 2006. The bronze plaque from the hall is attached to the fence alongside the memorial. The memorial was unveiled on 8 Nov 2008. (See Taranaki Daily News 20 Oct 2008 -attached here as a Document)

The rolls of honour from the hall are in the Stratford RSA.


       Granite soldier figure on black marble plinth

Plinth – Left Side                                 Plinth – Right Side


Strathmore                                and Te Wera

Makahu                                               Districts

Roll of                             Honour

1914-1918                       1939-1945


Sgt Jack Cuthbert                            Pte Moera D Marshall

Pte George Irvine West                           Dvr John H Ryan

Pte Karl William Frank                            Pte Douglas Meek

Alfred Catchpole                                    Tpr Hector L Mallet

 Eric Catchpole                                        Sgt Henry R Garlick

Pte William Henry Stockley               Sgt Edwin W J Nagel

Pte George Stuart Steer                      Gnr William G Garlick

  Sgt William Foley                                 P/O Norman J Cheney

Pvt Arthur John Finnerty                    Gnr Raymond A Nagel

LCRP Edwin Gill Finnerty             Dvr Donald M Simmons

Pvt Archibald Steer                                 Sgt Michael C Ford

Pvt Martin Rea                                    Pvt Terence C M Foley

Pvt Carrol Coulton                            Sgt Alexander Manning

Pvt James Catchpole                           Gnr Donald G Mayo

Pvt William Frank                           Gnr Albert H McCracken

Pvt Reginald C Meredith                    Gnr Ashley R Garlick

Pvt David Steer                                   Pte Francis W Murray

Pvt Adolphus Frank                             A/C Richard G Smith

Pvt George Frank                                     Stoker John J Kelly

Pvt Thomas Frank                        Flt Lieut Charles M O’Neill

Pvt Frank Williams                                 A/C Sefton J Garlick

Pvt William Hansen                          Pte Charles D K Gooch

Pvt Leonard Hansen                            Pte StanleyE Riddick

Pvt Leicester Hodgson                            Pte Milton J Murray

Pvt Melville Owen Steffart                          A/C Noel H Renai


 Lest We                                            Forget



                                                                        Bronze Plaque from the Strathmore Hall

This hall is dedicated

as a memorial

to those who made

the supreme sacrifice

in the service of

their country

1939 – 45


Greater love hath no man” 


Rolls of Honour now in Stratford RSA


Cuthbert, Jack

Catchpole, Alfred

 Hansen, William

Hansen, Leonard

Rea, Martin



Cheney, N J

 Mallett, H L


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