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Tauranga war memorial gates.

SiteStyleOrnamentationUnveiling Date No of Dead
Park/gardenGate 11-Dec-192191

 

Tauranga First World War memorial gates

Tauranga’s First World War memorial gates, at the entrance to the Tauranga Domain (now Wharepai Domain), were opened by Sir William Herries on 11 December 1921. The gates were restored in 2014.

Sources: ‘Tauranga’s Memorial to Fallen Soldiers’, Bay of Plenty Times, 12/12/1921, o. 3; ‘Tauranga Memorial: the Opening Ceremony’, NZ Herald, 13/12/1921, p. 8; Tauranga, 1882-1982, ed. A.C. Bellamy, Tauranga, 1982, pp. 273; ‘$80k to Restore City’s History’, Bay of Plenty Times, 20/6/2014.

 

Names on this memorial

Thanks to Jeni Palmer for providing these names: 

Domain Gates, Cameron Road, Tauranga.

BAIKIE

R S

1918

France

BAKER

R

1915

Gallipoli

BANNATYNE

C E

1917

France

BEACH

F

1919

NZ - as the result of War Service

BELLARS

V H J

1916

France

BETTELHEIM

G R

1918

NZ – injuries received Gallipoli

CAIRNCROSS

J

1916

France

CARNACHAN

A

1918

NZ - as the result of War Service

CLAREBROUGH

C A

1916

France

CLARK

L H

1915

Gallipoli

CLEMSON

T

1916

France

COLLETT

C F

1917

Scotland

COMMONS

K W

1915

Gallipoli

COOPER

E

1917

France

CORBETT

E

1918

France

CROSLEY

G W

1915

Gallipoli

CULLEN

T P

1917

France

CUNNINGHAM

W

1917

France

DAVIS

G F S

1918

France

DODSON

F H

1915

Gallipoli

DOUGLAS

G A

1915

Gallipoli

DOUGLAS

T L

1915

Gallipoli

ELLISON

J

1918

France

FAIRS

C S

1915

Egypt

FENTON

A F

1917

France

FRANCIS

J

1918

France

FRANCIS

W J

1916

France

GUINNESS

C G

1917

France

HARDY

H M

1918

At Sea

HARRIS

A J S

1917

France

HARTLAND

J L

1918

France

HAUA

A C

1915

Gallipoli

JORDAN

S C

1917

France

KEAM

S J

1917

France

KENT

A C

1915

Gallipoli

KERR

J A B

1917

Palestine

KIRK

H W

1917

England

KOTI

H

1920

NZ - as the result of War Service

LILLEY

C W A

1918

France

LOCHHEAD

T L

1918

France

LOCHHEAD

W H

1918

Palestine

MAKARAURE

T T

1917

France

MANSEL

H P

1918

Palestine

MASEFIELD

W S

1916

France

MATHESON

R T

1916

West Africa

McCARTHY

S C

1916

France

McCONNELL

R

1917

France

McKINLAY

W

1918

NZ – injuries received France

McLAREN

W W

1918

France

McROBERTS

E

1917

France

MOKOPAPAKI

H

1921

NZ - as the result of War Service

PEMBERTON

S

1916

France

PENTELOW

F

1917

France

PETHERBRIDGE

A

1920

NZ - as the result of War Service

PHILLIPS

H

1917

France

PLUMMER

E J

1918

France

POAD

W L

1918

France

RAKAUHEMO

H W

1917

France

RALPH

F N

1916

France

RAMSAY

A A

1918

NZ - as the result of War Service

REEVE

W L C

1917

France

REWA

G R

1916

France

REWI

P

1917

France

REWI

W

1920

NZ - as the result of War Service

RIKIHANA

R

1918

NZ – injuries received France

ROWE

M W

1918

France

SALT

J J

1918

France

SAMUEL

C M

1918

France

SHARPLIN

R W

1916

New Zealand

SHEPPARD

E

1915

Gallipoli

SNODGRASS

J G

1917

France

SPRATLEY

W N

1918

France

STEPHENSON

G F

1916

France

STEWART

H

1918

France

STEWART

L P

1917

France

TAPIHANA

W

1918

France

TE METE

T

1918

England

TOBIN

G H W

1916

France

TOBIN

M

1916*

France

WAHIA

T

1915

Gallipoli

WAHIA

W

1915

Gallipoli

WALKER

C L

1916

France

WALKER

E T L

1918

France

WALL

R F W

1918

France

WARD

S L

1918

France

WASLEY

A S

1917

France

WATKINS

R A

1916

France

WEPIHA

T

1917

France

WILSON

G C

1918

France

 WOOLLAMS

P H

1918

France

* Sapper Michael Tobin is believed to be the first NZ soldier to die on the Western Front Although on this memorial he is listed as being killed in 1915, his date of death was actually 15 April 1916.

Credit

Main image: Lisa Steele; additional images: Bruce Ringer, Auckland Libraries, 2015

Find out more about the people listed on this memorial on Auckland Museum's Cenotaph website.

How to cite this page

Tauranga war memorial, URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/memorial/tauranga-war-memorial, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated


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