Gunner Gordon Larner was the son of Victor Larner of Elmstone, Remuera. He was 20 years old when killed at the Battle of Transloy Ridge as part of the Battle of the Somme on 7 October 1916. Click Here to Read More
Major George Holland of Ohinerau St Remuera won the Military Cross at Gallipoli September-December 1915. He was killed near Somme on 15 May 1918. Click Here to Read More
Evan Gibb Hudson lived at 28 Clonbern Rd Remuera. He was a civil engineer when he enlisted in November 1917. He was killed at Trescault Ridge in France , age 22, on 9 September 1918. He is remembered on the lychgate at St Aidan's Church Remuera. Click Here to Read More
Thomas Hoare of Ada Street, Remuera was born 22 July 1888. He was a member of St. Benedict's Sports Club and the City Junior Football Club. Before enlistment he worked as a carpenter at the Railway Workshops in Newmarket, Auckland. He was killed at the Battle of the Somme on 20 September 1916. Click Here to Read More
William and his brother George were self-employed motor importers and pioneers in the New Zealand motor car industry. George Henning and W. M. Service were attributed with importing the first motor vehicle into New Zealand to Auckland in November 1895. He was awarded the Military Cross in the field for Conspicuous Gallantry and Resource. William died of his wounds in France on 13 September 1918 aged 33. Click Here to Read More
Ethel Gould (nee Hirst) had a distinguished career during WW1 in the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) and afterwards in many civic and public service roles. Her brother Ben Hirst died in WW1 and her son William Herbert Gould joined the RNZAF during WW2 and was killed over Germany in 1942 age 20. Click Here to Read More
Ben Hirst was born on 16 April 1893 to Marion Violet Hirst and Frank Martin Hirst of Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland. Ben attended Auckland Grammar School from 1908 for four years and during that time was a member of the Auckland Grammar School Cadets as a Lance Corporal. After he left school, he was employed as a clerk with the South British Insurance Company. Both Ben and his sister Ethel Marion Hirst served in World War I. Ben died of pleurisy in France on 4 May 1918. Click Here to Read More
William Edmond Hartland was 23 years old when he was killed at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 and buried at Lone Pine Memorial in Turkey. At Auckland Grammar School he was known as Walter Hartland. Click Here to Read More
Leslie Hartland grew up in Remuera where he attended Kings College. He was a member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club until he moved to Te Puke to work as a clerk for the stock and station agents Loan and Mercantile Company, and then the Tauranga office. Leslie was wounded in action on Easter Sunday 30 March 1918 with gunshot wounds, and admitted to No56 Casualty Clearing Station in France, but on 31 March 1918 died of his wounds. Click Here to Read More
Angelo William Thomas Gill was born on 18 December 1896 in Canberra, son of T R W and Edith Gill later living in Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland. Angelo attended St John's College from 1911-12, and King's College from 1913-14. he was 20 years old when killed at the Battle for Messines. Click Here to Read More