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July 18, 2018

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September 28, 2017
WILSON, Richard Atkinson. (Dick)
Roll of Honour In Memoriam.
WWI Private 34198 of the NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 3rd Battalion.
In loving memory of "Our Dick" who died of wounds October 2nd, 1917.
Buried in Lijssenthoek Cemetery, Belgium.

He marched away so bravely,
His young head proudly held.
His footsteps never faltered,
His courage never failed.
And on the field of battle he calmly took his place,
He fought and died for England, home and duty,
And the honour of his race.
-- Inserted by his loving father and mother, sisters and brothers in Christchurch (NZ) PRESS, 3 October 1918.

[The family. Parents: Thomas & Martha (nee TUNSTALL) Wilson.
Children: Margaret Hannah (BENNETT, WILLIAMSON, WAUGH);
Edward (Ned) (wife - HEYDER, IVORY);
James Tallentire (deceased);
James Tallantire (deceased) (wife - SHEPHERD);
Thomas (wife - VOICE);
Sarah (WILKINSON);
John Joseph (Jack) (wife - McPAUL, GIBSON);
William Henry (wife - IVORY);
Martha (BALDWIN);
Elizabeth (deceased);
Agnes (deceased).

Steve Wilson, great-grandson of Ned hopes to place a poppy cross on Dick's grave in October 2017.
This notice inserted by Susan Wilson, grand-daughter of Jack ([email protected]).
If you are a descendant of Thomas & Martha, please make contact.
April 23, 2017
April 25, 2016
To the fallen thank you for giving your tomorrow so I can have today....So many brave men and women who gave their lives for my freedom.
April 25, 2016
For our soldiers whom died overseas or at home from their injuries I thank you ..for our remaining ww2 soldiers left today on the 100th Anzac day in NZ and Australia I thank you