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New Zealand Veterans

Obituary

Anzac Day honours New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations and remembers the contribution and suffering of all those who have served. On Anzac Day and everyday, we invite you to sign this special memorial book dedicated to all New Zealand veterans. Join us in saying thank you to our Anzacs.

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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...

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.

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

This message is in Memory of all people who have given their lives in War but especially today we remember those who gave theirs at the Bloody Battle at Gallipoli.

Lest we forget

E kore ratou e korohektia penei i a matou kua mahue nei. E kore e warewaretia.
5 of my koro fought in wars. Koro Joseph died in WW1 and the other 4 fought in WW2. Of the 5 2 survived. My Grandfather Henry and Koro Maurice..kua mate te katoa i naianei
Bird George GabrielLance Corporal
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Bird Henry TahaawaiSergeant39045
Bird Sydney JosephPrivate65445
Bird James WilliamPrivate68039
Bird Maurice Douglas TukuhaPrivate67528
Greater love hath no man...

My dad & eight of his brothers served in both world wars, five in WW1, & four in WW2, in the 28th.Maori Btn. All came home with the exception of one of the brothers who died of disease in WWI. To them, & all who served in all branches of the Armed Forces, during these & following conflicts," May all the Honours & our deepest love & Respect be yours forever & onwards. I also served in the R.N.Z.N.