Ohakune quarry explosion memorial

Ohakune Quarry explosion memorial

Memorial to the six Public Works Department staff who died during an explosion at the Ohakune Railway Ballast Quarry, 15 May 1916. The inscription reads:

Erected by officers and workmen of the Public Works Department in memory of 

Mellsop / Geoffrey Henry Jenner / 28 years
Larking / Horace Gregory Hewitt / 21 years
Davies / Arthur / 35 years
McGarry / Pat / 33 years
Torrens / Jackson Luke / 54 years
McCord / William / 38 years

who were killed by the accidental explosion in the Ohakune Railway Ballast Quarry May 15th 1916.

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