Omakau memorial centre

Memorial Memorial

Omakau memorial centre hall which includes First and Second World War rolls of honour. The following names are listed on the memorials:

First World War

  • Trooper Cecil Walter Alexander 9/473 Died of Pneumonia Wellington NZ 17/10/1914
  • Rifleman Thomas Anderson 58720 KIA Bapaume France 26/8/1918
  • Pte Herbert Henry Aston 29665 Died of TB Rouen France 15/8/1917
  • Pte George Colling 15140 KIA Passchendaele 12/10/1917
  • Rifleman James Lyall Coombes 45191 KIA The Somme France 4/5/1918*
  • Pte Andrew McBreen 55775 DoW Gezaincourt France 25/7/1918
  • L/Corp Samuel Corrigall 39174 DoW Passchendaele 19/10/1917*
  • Pte Michael Flannery 63324 Died of Scarlet Fever & Pneumonia UK 23/2/1918
  • Pte Peter Flannery 45200 KIA Passchendaele 12/10/1917
  • Pte Herbert Lanham Flint 42492 KIA Passchendaele 12/10/1917
  • Pte Andrew McBreen 55775 DoW Gezaincourt France 25/7/1918
  • Pte Edwin Eric MacGregor 6/4300 DoW Baillieu France 11/7/1916
  • Pte Scobie McKenzie MacGregor 6/1357 KIA Gallipoli 7/8/1915
  • Rifleman William Alexander McKenzie 45225 KIA Passchendaele 12/10/1917
  • Pte Robert Matthew McIntosh 32602 Died of Pneumonia 25/8/1916 Wellington NZ  
  • Cpl George Mee 13401 KIA Flers, The Somme France 25/9/1916   
  • Trooper William Rupert Pyle 9/76 KIA Gallipoli 6/8/1915
  • Private Walter Henry Shepherd 34740 DoW France 29/7/1917*
  • Trooper Douglas Ayson Strachan 9/206 Kia The Somme France 29/4/1918
  • Pte John Buchanan Strachan 8/3412 KIA The Somme France 26/9/1916
  • Pte John Swinney 10061 DoW The Somme France 20/9/1916
  • Cpl William Thomas Swinney 36693 KIA The Somme France 7/4/1918
  • Pte Carroll John Wilkinson 13381 KIA Le Cateau France 12/10/1918

* Incorrectly listed on memorial as J. Coombs,  S. Corpigal, and W. Shepperd

Second World War

  • Pte Robert Andrews 9266 KIA Western Desert North Africa 26/11/1941
  • Pilot Officer William Stuart Beattie 41301 KIA UK 22/12/1941
  • Driver John Burke 8574 KIA Crete 25/5/1941
  • Pte Donald Cooper 63039 KIA Western Desert North Africa 24/10/1942
  • Signalman Patrick Ambrose Donnelly 4605 KIA Crete 28/5/1941
  • Flgt Sgt James Alexander Fleming 402454 DoW UK 26/1/1942
  • Trooper James Raymond Gibson 80687 Died 4/12/1941
  • Pte Thomas Clouston Leith 286143 DoW Italy 25/7/1944
  • Pte Hughie McEwen 12917 KIA Crete 2/6/1941
  • Pilot Officer George James Mee 414319 KIA over Germany 27/4/1944
  • Fly Officer John Milward Mee (DFC) 416518 KIA over Germany 25/3/1944
  • Flgt Sgt Ian Cowie Scoular 391870 KIA 24/10/1940
  • Pte Harry Scherp 17273 KIA Western Desert North Africa 30/11/1941*
  • Cpl Leslie William Watson 17266  KIA Italy 15/12/1943*
  • Gunner Ernest Whyte 423733 KIA Italy 1/9/1944
  • Pilot Sgt Ralph Edmond William Wilson 404010 KIA UK 21/11/1941

*Incorrectly listed on memorial as H. Sherp and L.M. Watson

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