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Square obelisk situated beside road was unveiled in June 1922

Pigeon Bay War Memorial - 7 June 2013 #DSCF5555The Memorial consists of a base made of Redcliffs' red stone and a needle of Coromandel granite.

The Monument was placed on the foreshore, opposite the Pigeon Bay main school.

On a plate of Bluff granite is the inscription:-

Erected in memory and in honour of our soldiers who took part in the Great War, 1914-1918.

These gave their lives for King and  Country.

L. Cpl. J. A. H. Holmes - Died of wounds.

Pte T. H. Reynish - Killed in action.

Pte R. C. Reynish - Killed in action.

Pte W. Scott - Killed in action.

Pte G.E. Scott - Killed in action.

Pte H. H. A. Blomquist, M. M.; Sergt. A. Corrigall; Pte A. S. Goodwin; Driver F. N. Greer; Rflm. W. G. Holmes; Driver D. Kinghorn; L. Cpl. W. H. Knudson; Pte R. S. Reynish; Tpr. A. F. Reynish; Lieut. C. H. Salt; Rflm. H. Salt; Tpr. R. C. Sefton; Gunner S. R.Sefton; Pte. H. Sefton; Cpl. W. G. Wilson; Tpr. L. F. Wilson.

Also in honour of our men who fought in the South African War 1899-1902. Farrier Sergt. J. N. Kelly; Tpr. A. Knudson; Tpr. C. H. Salt; Tpr. F. G. Scott; Bugler A. D. Staunton.

Pigeon Bay War Memorial - 7 June 2013 #DSCF5552

Related resources

  • PIGEON BAY WAR MEMORIAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXXV, Issue 3916, 6 January 1920, Page 2
  • PIGEON BAY MEMORIAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume XCII, Issue 4159, 27 June 1922, Page 2

 

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