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Devonport Memorial Drive


The trees and plaques along Devonport Memorial Drive commemorate the following men from Devonport who lost their lives during the Second World War.

SurnameFirst Name(s)Serial No.Location of plaque
ArchibaldDavidNZ412643Eastern side
ArmstrongCharles AnthonyNZ401368Eastern side
BaillieDonald80939Eastern side
BartrumPercy Harold23881Eastern side
BassettTrevor NormanNZ401719Eastern side
BennettPeter Jack16375Eastern side
BlackmanDouglas Arnold23542Western side
BlamiresRonald GarlandJ/6951 R81025Eastern side
BoateBrian PatrickNZ1592Western side
BodyDouglas Alexander60222Western side
BondWarren Clifton28108Western side
Boswell-KitchingJack LambertNZ416966Western side
BuchananJohn GeorgeNZ415744Eastern side
BuckleyRoss CameronNZ411206Western side
BuckleyThomas WadesonNZ413021Western side
CaldwellJohn Richard76304Eastern side
ChaplinRichard Alexander2992Western side
ColemanWilliam HarcourtNZ2526Eastern side
CooperHoward2371Eastern side
CrumpDouglas Ronald26370Eastern side
CullenGregoryP/K61213Eastern side
FletcherAndrew CrawfordNZ42675Western side
GilchristGordon George2361Western side
GrayIan Lowrie36188Eastern side
HaleLaurence EastmuleNZ42395Eastern side
HarrisonJohn RobyRNZVREastern side
FletcherAndrew CrawfordNZ42675Western side
HermanDennis Arthur452201Western side
HerrickRoy Somerville1498Western side
HollowayJack Rayson428511Western side
HuntJohn FrancisNZ403548Western side
JohnstonRobert Harvey65613Eastern side
JonesFrederick John67950Eastern side
KayHaroldNZ404377Eastern side
KingJohn Fraser25228Eastern side
LattaSelwynNZ41339Eastern side
LeaityErnest Henry62075Western side
LyonWilliam John2574Western side
MackieSydney Colin RiveNZ413713Eastern side
MartinArthur JohnL/T RNZVRWestern side
McArthurKennethNZ425270Eastern side
McCallumLaurence BruceNZ422663Western side
McDevittWilliam Jack29364Western side
RasmussenKenneth CharlesNZ2425Eastern side
RyderLaurence Edward35413Eastern side
SkinnerBruce JamesNZ425199Western side
StevensonLinton WilliamNZ404961Western side
StoneBrian JosephNZ43217Western side
UptonJames Tasker23066Western side
WalkerJohnRNZNEastern side
WaltersHenry GeorgeNZ425377Eastern side
WatersDavid OwenNZ405350Eastern side
WeightDesmond Vaughan1071Eastern side
WheelerGeoffrey Owen2657Western side
WhelanWilliam Groves62544Eastern side
WilliamsEdwin JohnNZ39298Western side
WilsonNormanNZ413529Western side
WilsonJohn Ivan60163Western side
WoodNoel HerbertNZ437361Western side
WoodTrevor Western side

Find out more about those listed on this memorial from Auckland Museum's Cenotaph database


Images: John Halpin, 2013 and Bruce Ringer, 2024
Text: Bruce Ringer, 2024

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Devonport Memorial Drive, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated