Patumahoe War Memorial Domain

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Date: 1956
Location: Patumahoe, Auckland, New Zealandmap
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Patumahoe War Memorial Domain

The Domain began as a small plot of land behind the Patumahoe hall. It was only after the Second World War that it was developed and extended. Apart from sporting facilities it was also to serve as a new community war memorial (supplementing the First World War Memorial Hall), and so the reserve was renamed in 1956 to Patumahoe War Memorial Domain. It now sits as part of the combined Patumahoe Recreation Reserve (which includes grounds elsewhere).

A further extension to the domain in 1958 allowed the development of war memorial gates to proceed at the domain’s new Patumahoe Road entrance. These had been completed by November 1958.

This Free-space page is intended to list the names on the Rolls of honour, preserve photos of them, and ensure the profiles of those listed are added to WikiTree.

The NZ History website has a summary of the history of the War Memorial Domain HERE.

Patumahoe Road, Patumahoe, Auckland
GPS Coordinates: POINT (178.022809 -38.666962)

Roll of Honour

The Second World War roll of honour is on two pink granite tablets set into the pillars. This lists 38 local men, five of whom were killed in action. On 5 December 2015 a plaque honouring Private Richard Harris, killed in Afghanistan on 19 August 2012, was also unveiled.

The names on the tablets are listed below:

Left Tablet

  1. Bagshaw DF (KIA)
  2. Bagshaw FB (KIA)
  3. Brooke BM
  4. Carter CC
  5. Close J
  6. Ferguson JA
  7. Furmage JFJ
  8. Frazer AF
  9. Gallagher DJ
  10. Gordon NG
  11. Habgood EC
  12. Hammond AR
  13. Hardy CD MC
  14. Hinton IP
  15. Hinton TH
  16. Hirstich BM
  17. Hunter S
  18. Irwin WK
  19. Kirkness HCD

Right Tablet

  1. Lowry RH
  2. McAlpine FA
  3. McAlpine LN
  4. McCord WH
  5. McKeown GB
  6. McLeod AF
  7. McMurtrie MS
  8. McQuarrie D MM KIA
  9. Membery W
  10. Moore SD
  11. Reeves A
  12. Ryder RM
  13. Steenson H
  14. Taylor OH
  15. Urquhart FJ
  16. Watson JD
  17. Watson SL
  18. Wilson JJ
  19. Worthy HE

Separate plaque

  1. Harris RL

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