Topic: Awakino -Tainui War Memorial

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Awakino Hall, Awakino

Tainui District War Memorial 

Tainui District War Memorial

A white concrete arch and flagpole of the Awakino Hall to honour the men of the Tainui area who gave their lives in the First and Second World Wars. The memorial was unveiled on 23 January 1920 (See Document below)



Central Plaque:

For Freedom's Cause

Dedicated to the Memory of the men
of the Tainui District
who made the supreme sacrifice
in the Great Wars

Left Side Pillar:

Our Fallen Heroes
1939  - 1945

Pvt F Anderson
" J Davidson
Sgt/P O Collins
F/O T Elliot
Pvt A Goldfinch
P/O B Hotson
Cpl A Jimmieson
Gnr M J Morrison
2nd Leiut [sic] G McDonald
Sgt R Opie
Pte R Ridling
« G Wetini

Right Side Pillar:

Our Fallen Heroes
1914 - 1918

L Sgt M Beck MM
Corp A R Black
Pvt S M Black
" N P Batley
" V H Condon
" C B Carrington
" H Chambers
" A Kelly
" W Luck
" J Magee
L/ Sgt T A Parr
Pvt W Preston
« R Paul
« P Sparrow


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Awakino -Tainui War Memorial