Picton war memorial

The dawn service at the Picton War Memorial, Anzac Day, 1985

Picton war memorial at night Detail of soldier Picton war memorial Names on memorial Names on memorial

The memorial in 2010.

SiteStyleOrnamentationUnveiling Date No of Dead
Park/gardensArchSoldier,
nzef insignia
3-Jun-192531

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Peter Leslie

Posted: 29 Jul 2014

I was one of the soldiers on cenotaph guard in the photo. We had intensive drill practice with the late SSgt John Bull (ex Malaya vet) ensuring we got it right. He repeatedly told us that as this was for the 'boys', "near enough is not bloody good enough", something I remember every ANZAC day since...

Carolyn Hemi-Macdonald

Posted: 26 Nov 2009

Hello my name is carolyn Hemi-Macdonald my fathers name was Jack Henry Hemi serial no 39001 28th Maori Battalion He came from waikawa bay .My grandad was Edwin Hemi of waikawa road Picton. I am looking for any photos or information that any one can pass on to my or know's of some one that could help me find out about my dad's war records or just about storires about him in the battalion??If you can help me my email address is communitysupport@tewaiha.org.nz