Topic: Okato War Memorial (1922)

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SHW 45, Adjoining Okato Primary School, Okato,

Okato War Memorial 

Okato War Memorial 

 Unveiled on Sunday 17th November 1922 - see linked newspaper article



by the Residents of the
Okato District in everlasting memory
of their Soldiers who gave their
lives for the Empire during
the Great War


Also in memory of those who
gave their lives in the war.

1939 - 1945.

Right side:

For King and Country

    Lieut E L Malone                               Sgt L L Newlove
Cpl J H Burrows                                 L Cpl J Clark 
L Cpl H A Corbett                               Tpr R Kelly   
Pvt W Clark                                       Pvt A Corbett
 "    H Gordge                                      "    R I Hill   
   "   A E Howell                                     " S H Julian 
        "   G O'Connor                                    " W J Simpson
 "  E G Tunnecliff                                " A E Ellis

Greater Love Hath No Man Than This


Flt Sgt F F A Jenkins                             Flt Sgt J A Power
L Cpl A E Keith                                  Pte L G W Corbett
   Pvt J L Harrison                                   "     E P Richardson

" M J Shotter


Lower Panel:

Unveiled on 11 November 1999 (see Taranaki Daily News 30-10-1999 in Documents below)

Lieut Edmond Leo
Wellington Regiment
Awarded the Military Cross on
23 November 1917
"For conspicuous gallantry

and devotion to duty."
Died in France from war wounds
6 April 1918


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