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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
Arthur Ernest (Everard) Bourne was the son of C F Bourne, Headmaster of Auckland Grammar School and Christ's College, who was killed aged 26 on the Western front at Fromelles. Click Here to Read More
Sergeant-Major Douglas Gamble attended Remuera Primary School, King's College and St Aidan's Church in Remuera. He served 6 weeks at Gallipoli and was killed in action in the Canal Zone, Egypt, North Africa on 9 August 1916 aged 20. Click Here to Read More
Thomas Ernest was acting scout-master of St Aidan’s Church scout troop until he enlisted on 2 May 1916 at Trentham camp. He was mortally wounded at the Battle of Messines on 9 June 1917. Click Here to Read More
Andres Royden Erickson was a crack shot and expert at musketry, having been at Auckland Grammar School and College Rifles as a cadet. He qualified as a solicitor at Auckland University College. Click Here to Read More
Paul Graham Clark of Remuera was a medical student at Auckland University College when WW1 broke out. If he went to war, he suggested that he would gain both experience and save enough money to attend medical school on his return from war. Paul Graham Clark was killed in action fighting in Bapaume, France on 26 August 1918. Click Here to Read More
Edward Arthur Ormond Butler (Service number 14385) was killed in action in Belgium on 21 February 1917 and was buried by the Germans. Click Here to Read More
Six men from Remuera who died on October 12th 1917 at Passchendaele are William Henry Williams, Hugh Forrest,Edgar Boucher and John Irving. Harold Buddle survived but was badly injured in the head and shoulders. He was operated on by Harold Gillies who a pioneer in modern plastic surgery in England and New Zealand. Click Here to Read More
Frederick Bowell was born on 7 September 1888 and was the son of Arthur Henry and Jean Abernathy Bowell, of 60, Brighton Rd., Parnell, Auckland. His enlistment sheet noted that his heart was ‘not normal’ but that he was fit for duty in Trentham as a medical orderly.He nevertheless went to France as a member of the No 1 Field Ambulance Corps, where he became dangerously ill. He died on the hospital ship Marama of septic endocarditis on 13 February 1917 Click Here to Read More
Four Remuera men were killed on this day 4th October 1917 at the Third Battle of Ypres at Gravenstafel Spur off the Passchedaele Ridge in Belgium - Erni Bond, Kenneth Ivan Munce, John Shirtcliffe and Rowland Ward. Click Here to Read More