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Photographic print recording the first reunion of the Waireka Veterans. Depicts a group of men in civilian clothing in front of the Provincial and Borough Chambers, King Street. Names inscribed on the photo mount are as follows:
W. Berridge
G. Hoby
Wm. Bayly
W. Marshall
E. Bullott
Thomas Allen
Lieutenant H.Y. Brown
Lieutenant William Free
Captain Mat Jonas
Colonel Stapp
Major Chas. Brown
Captain Jas. McKellar
Thomas Veale
Thomas McGuines
James Honeyfield
W.D. Webster
Captain William Newland
Matt Carrier
William Smart
Geo. Haig
W. Wilson
William Tatton
Robt. Baker
Erasmus Armitage
Henry Hooker
Frank Oliver
Joe Ward
William Pearce
W.J. Grayling
Ben Bishop
Geo. Robinson
Sam Allan
Sam Loveridge
John Andrews
Jas Pearn Kenyon
Captain Frank J. Mace
Captain F.L. Webster
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Joe (Joesph Ward) Middle Row Seated 7th from Left. Born 12/09/1834 Bridport Dorset England Died 18/12/1909. Buried Te Henui cemetery New Plymouth. Arrived on the Timandra 23/02/1842 Married Thirza Jane Moon Was court marshalled during the Maori Wars but exonorated. The original document is held at Puki Ariki Joe is my Great Grandfather

- Rodney Ward

Posted on 08-10-2013 07:29:32

Sam Allan (6 from right, front row) was a son of John and Sarah Allan. Born 1/4/1838, Truro Cornwall England. Arrived, New Plymouth 24/2/1842. Was a Bootmaker employed by the Egmont Boot Factory which was on Brougham st New Plymouth, apparently on the site not occupied by the radio station. He Died in 1908 and is buried in Te Henui xcemetery.

- Bill Girling

Posted on 16-08-2014 03:41:27