Kopuarahi School memorial flagstaff

Roll of Honour

The Kopuarahi School Second World War memorial flagstaff was erected in April 1947. The memorial tablet, which was set into a small concrete cairn beneath the flagstaff, bore the names of two former pupils: Lance-Corporal Douglas J.H. Death, killed in action in Italy on 1 December 1943; and Flight-Lieutenant Maxwell Roy Harwood, killed in an air accident in Germany on 7 November 1946.

Sources: Kopuarahi School Golden Jubilee, 1917-1967, Thames, 1967, pp. 8-9, 13; Kopuarahi School 70th and Kopuerahi District 77th Jubilee, Pāeroa, 1988, pp. 12, 39-40, 43, 58.

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