Te Rehunga War Memorial

Original digital file

AncellGC1679_WarMemorials_TeRehunga.pdf

Description

Te Rehunga War Memorial

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Text on monument –

“IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED
IN SYMPATHY WITH THOSE WHO SUFFERED
AND IN PROUD GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE
OF THOSE NAMED HEREON WHO FELL IN THE
GREAT WARS
1935-1945.

PVT. R.H. FLOYD.
P/O. N.A. GARDNER.
PVT. K.V. HANSEN.
PVT. D. MCMINN.
R.I.P.

1914-1918.

PVT. A.C.C. GIBBS.
L/CPL. W.G. HITCHMAN.
R.I.P.
PVT. H.J.C. HITCHMAN.
R.I.P.
PVT. W.E. PERRY.

Research gained from the Auckland War Memorial Museum would indicate the following six individuals’ full names:

Arthur Charles George GIBBS
Regiment Number 12380
Next of Kin R G Gibbs (father), Te Rehunga, Dannevirke
Death 2 October 1916, Somme, France

Ludvig HANSEN
Regiment Number 41184
Pre-1941 address 11 Hospital St., Dannevirke
Next of Kin Mrs. J. Hansen, c/o W Pringle, R D, Maharahara, (Married) (2-3kms to Te Rehunga)

William George HITCHMAN
Regiment Number 49710
Son of William and Eliza Hitchman, Te Rehunga
Death 27 October 1918, aged 26
Cemetery – St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France

Hugh Joseph Carroll HITCHMAN
Regiment Number 14629
Next of kin Mrs L. Hitchman (mother), Te Rehunga, Dannevirke
Death 1 August 1917, Ypres, Belgium

Douglas James McMinn
Regiment Number 6274
Date of birth 4 February 1918, Levin
Fourth son of Martha, nee Brady, and Charles Leslie McMinn, blacksmith
Dannevirke/Manawatu/Wanganui
Death 19 May 1941, Crete
Address before Enlistment – C/o A Sturrock, Te Rehunga, Dannevirke

William Charles PERRY
Regiment Number 28198
Address before Enlistment – Summer Hill, Wimbledon, Patangata
Birth 1896, Wimbledon, Hawke’s Bay
Son of Charles and Jane Perry
Died of sickness, cause of death pneumonia
Cemetery – Mangatera Cemetery, Dannevirke
Died 28 July 1916, aged 20, at Trentham

Location

Te Rehunga

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Digital photographs

Author(s) / Creator(s)

  • Grant Ancell

People

  • R H Floyd
  • N A Gardner
  • Arthur Charles George Gibbs
  • Ludvig Hansen
  • Hugh Joseph Carroll Hitchman
  • William George Hitchman
  • Douglas James McMinn
  • W E Perry

Accession number

446460

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