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Herbert Haigh Johnston was a First World War soldier who lived for a while in the Wharenui area, Christchurch
William John Tidyman (Service Number 2/1105) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
Robert Heaton Livingstone (service no. 6/86) was a soldier in the First World War with links to Christchurch
George Basil Lee Porter (service no. 6/122) was a soldier in the First World War with links to Christchurch
Cecil Fothergill MacMullen (service no. 6/1007) was a soldier in the First World War with links to Christchurch
Charles Constantine Massey (service no. 6/969) was a soldier in the First World War with links to Christchurch
John Erwin (Service no. 6/953) was a First World War soldier.
Cyril Haynes Ballantyne (Service no. 6/13) was a First World War soldier.
Robert John Petre (Service no. 6/816) was a First World War soldier.
Francis Gerald Ramsbottom-Isherwood (Service no. 6/73) was a First World One soldier
In 2016 Christchurch City Council offered residents the opportunity to submit an image to be used on the cover of
Annie Pattrick was a young woman with links to New Brighton who served in the First World War as a
Mary Winifred White was a young woman with links to New Brighton who served in the First World War as
Waimairi Cemetery opened in 1911. The cemetery is divided into three distinct areas which are separated by the internal road.
Yaldhurst Cemetery opened in 1887 and is still open for full burials. The cemetery is in a quiet rural setting
Church Cemeteries in the Christchurch Area This list is incomplete and currently just lists the Cemeteries that have content on
Lyttelton Catholic Cemetery also known as the Lyttelton Cemetery was opened in 1873.
Lyttelton Anglican Cemetery also known as Lyttelton Public Cemetery
On one of the walls at College House, in Waimairi Road, there is a plaque to remember those men who
William Moore (Service Number 29046) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address
Pearce Harman Way (service no. 48119) was a young man with links to St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Cashmere, who fought
Gordon Wilson Moore (Service number 7/2082) enlisted for the First World War with a Peterborough Street address.
The building suffered some damage on 4 September 2010 with gable ends partially collapsing. It is understood that some brickwork
There has been a hotel on this site since 'The Harp of Erin' was erected in 1865. The name changed
Cecil House was constructed c.1905 possibly to a design by Collins and Harman. The building is located on the corner
Earthquake Damage In September 2010 event: - Damaged but salvageable, owner was working with Council on options to repair In
Gilbert George Porter (Service no. 6/816) was a First World War soldier.
John William Turton Ross (Service no. 6/979) was a First World War soldier
The building was built in 1906 for J Hanna for use as a grocery store. On 1 January 1913 the
This unreinforced masonry (brick) building, two storey in front, one storey at rear is partially collapsed, and was the scene
Charles Hugh Fendall Hamilton (Service no. 6/2152) was a young man with links to St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Cashmere, who
Three temporary accommodation villages were established in the areas of Rawhiti and Linwood. These were set up by the Government to
Henry Eugene Voyce (service no. 4/459) was a man with links to Cashmere, who fought and died in the First