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HAWKE buried Clareville, Carterton

the HAWKE buried in Clareville Cemetery Carterton as at June 2011:


HAWKE, ALFRED THOMAS
- died 28 August 1952 aged 88

HAWKE, ALICE MARY
- died 31 January 1944 aged 73

HAWKE, LEONARD THOMAS
- died 25 February 1961 aged 80

HAWKE, ROBERT
- died 12 December 1924 aged 24

HAWKE, VERA NANCIE
- died 29 July 2008 aged 98

HAWKE, VICTOR ROBERT
- died 20 August 2000 aged 59

New Zealand MANSELL soldiers WWI & WWII

this is a list of some of the New Zealand MANSELL soldiers who served in WWI & WWII
- I know this is not a comprehensive list as I know of Mansell soldiers that are not on it. It is the list available as at June 2011:


Mansell, Cecil Bertram
- Private 8/2048
- served in World War I
- next of kin: Mrs M. Mansell (mother), Bulls
- DIED OF DISEASE UK to Gallipoli 1 Oct 1915

Mansell, Clyde Leece
- Trooper 81173
- sereved in World War II
- next of kin: Mrs Emily Louisa Mansell (mother), 99 Grange Road, Mt Eden, Auckland

Mansell, Edward Dudley
- Corporal 48528
- served in World War I
- next of kin: Herbert Benbow Mansell (father), Tauranga

Mansell, Ernest Maxwell
- Private 61698
- served in World War I
- next of kin: E. Mansell (brother), 31 Hay Street, Oriental Bay, Wellington

Mansell. Francis Joseph
- Rifleman 45709
- served in World War I
- next of kin: Mrs E. Mansell (mother), Matamau, Hawke's Bay
- KILLED IN ACTION Ypres, Belgum 12 Oct 1917

Mansell, Frank
- Lance Corporal 23/1513
- served in World War I
- next of kin: Mrs Fanny Mansell (mother), 29 Grove Street, Leek, Staffordshire, England
- KILLED IN ACTION Havincourt, France 22 Sept 1918

Mansell, Frederick William
- Private 24464
- served in World War I
- next of kin: W.H. Mansell (father), Manihera, Mount Albert, Auckland

Mansell, George Andrew
- Private 57331
- served in World War I
- next of kin: Mrs Mary Smith (sister), 11 Hanover Street, Sydenham, Christchurch

Mansell, George
- Rifleman 26644
- served in World War I
- next of kin: James Mansell (son), Otahuhu, Auckland

Mansell, Henry Leonard Rayner
- Private 49095
- served in World War I
- next of kin: Henry John Mansell (father), care of C.S.R. Company, Lautoka, Fiji, Pacific Islands

Mansel, Herbert Pengelly
- note 1 L, incorrecrty spelt Mansell in Nominal Roll
- Trooper 13/2843
- served in World War I
- next of kin: C. Mansell (father), Tauranga
- DIED OF DISEASE Palestine 23 Oct 1918

Mansell, James Albert
- Private 38417
- served in World War I
- next of kin: Mrs A. Ray (aunt), Great South Rd, Otahuhu, Auckland

Mansell, James Harvey
- Trooper 36269
- served in World War I
- next of kin: Mrs Alice Mary Mansell (wife), Fort Street, Opotiki

Mansell, John Cuthbert
- Lance Corporal
- served in World War II
- next of kin: John and Maud Mary Mansell (nee Pollock), Otago
- DIED IN ITALY 6 Nov 1943

Mansell, John Henry
- Private 12/2583
- served in World War I
- next of kin: Miss Leonara Mansell (sister), care of F. Leon, High Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England
- Died after discharge from the NZEF from wounds inflicted or disease contracted while on active service 24 March 1920

Mansell, Joseph Heward
- Gunner 50555
- served in World War I
- next of kin: Mrs F. Lambert (sister), Towai, North Auckland
- KILLED IN ACTION Bapaume, France 29 Aug 1918

Mansell, Walter Collins
- Rifleman 12219
served in World War I
- next of kin: A.E. Mansell (father), Towai, Whangarei

Mansell, William John
- Private 6/99
- served in WWI
- next of kin: William M. Mansell, Cashmere Hills, Christchurch
- KILLED IN ACTION, Gallipoli 7 Aug 1915

the HECTOR MEMORIAL MEDAL recipients New Zealand

the HECTOR MEMORIAL MEDAL (formerly known as the Hector Memorial Medal and Prize) is awarded annually for outstanding contribution to the advancement of the particular branch of science. It is awarded by the Royal Society of New Zealand in memory of Sir James Hector. It is less prestigious than the government-funded Rutherford Medal, which is given for exceptional contributions to the advancement and promotion of public awareness, knowledge and understanding in addition to eminent research or technological practice by a person or group in any field of science, mathematics, social science, or technolog

most of the following names from the above site lead to bios


Year - Recipient

1915 Patrick Marshall
1916 Ernest Rutherford
1917 Charles Chilton
1918 Thomas Frederic Cheeseman
1919 Philip Wilfred Robertson
1920 Stephenson Percy Smith
1921 Robert Speight
1922 Clinton Coleridge Farr
1923 George Vernon Hudson
1924 Donald Petrie
1925 Bernard Cracroft Aston
1926 Henry Devenish Skinner
1927 Charles Andrew Cotton
1928 Duncan MacLaren Young Sommerville
1929 George Malcolm Thomson
1930 John Ernest Holloway
1931 William Percival Evans
1932 Te Rangi Hiroa (Peter H. Buck)
1933 John Marwick, William Noel Benson
1934 Charles Ernest Weatherburn
1935 William Blaxland Benham
1936 Walter Reginald Brook Oliver
1937 John Reader Hosking
1938 Herbert William Williams
1939 John Arthur Bartrum
1940 Donald Bannerman Macleod
1941 Harold John Finlay
1942 Harry Howard Allan
1943 Lindsay Heathcote Briggs
1944 Johannes Carl Andersen
1945 John Henderson
1946 Henry George Forder
1947 Arthur William Baden Powell
1948 Gordon Herriot Cunningham
1949 Robert Anthony Robinson
1950 Ernest Beaglehole
1951 Francis John Turner
1952 Keith Edward Bullen
1953 Lancelot Eric Richdale
1954 Lucy May Cranwell Smith
1955 Francis Brian Shorland
1956 Roger Shepherd Duff
1957 Harold William Wellman
1958 Alister George McLellan
1959 Howard Barraclough Fell
1960 Edward Edinborough Chamberlain
1961 Harry Bloom
1962 Ralph O'Reilly Piddington
1963 Charles Alexander Fleming
1964 Derek Frank Lawden
1965 Richard Kenneth Dell
1966 John Thorpe Holloway
1967 Richard Conrad Cambie
1968 Gilbert Edward Archey
1969 Douglas Saxon Coombs
1970 Brian Garner Wybourne
1971 Ira James Cunningham
1972 Edward George Bollard
1973 Michael Philip Hartshorn
1974 Herbert Dudley Purves
1975 Robert Cecil Hayes
1976 John Newton Dodd
1977 Campbell Stuart Wemyss Reid
1978 Richard Ellis Ford Matthews
1979 Leon Francis Phillips
1980 Graham Collingwood Liggins
1981 Trevor Hatherton
1982 Roy Patrick Kerr
1983 Raymond Robert Forster
1984 Roderick Leon Bieleski
1985 Peter Bernard David de la Mare
1986 Robin Wayne Carrell
1987 Albert James Ellis
1988 Daniel Frank Walls
1989 Patricia Rose Bergquist
1990 Peter Wardle
1991 Warren Richard Roper
1992 Roger Curtis Green
1993 Richard Irving Walcott
1994 Geoffrey Ernest Stedman
1995 Robert Dudley Jolly
1996 John Charles Butcher
1997 Edward Neil Baker
1998 Paul Terence Callaghan, Jeffery Lewis Tallon
1999 George Arthur Frederick Seber
2000 No award
2001 Peter Adolf Schwerdtfeger
2003 Kenneth John Dallas MacKenzie
2005 Ian Hugh Witten
2006 Richard Furneaux
2007 Timothy George Haskell
2008 Gaven Martin

Lewis Benjamin EWEN + Margaret Ann Cecil SMITH - Cambridge, Waikato

Lewis Benjamin EWEN
Ben was born about 1856, the son of Charles and Isabella who arrived in Tamahere in 1873, taking up farming.
Ben enrolled in the Cambridge Cavalry Volunteers in May 1875 and served for four years. He married Margaret Ann Cecil Smith at St Stephens, Tamahere on 4 July 1881 and they farmed and raised their children at Matangi.
Ben died in 1908 and Margaret 1937 and are both buried at the Tamahere Church cemetery.


the children of Lewis & Margaret Ewen were:


1882 - 1956 Greville/Grenville Lancelot Treharne Ewen
- Greville married Annie Marion PARRY (1887-1977) in 1909
- they named a son Lewis Ben Ewen after his father

1883 - ? Gwladys Vivian Lewis Ewen
- Gwladys married Tom William PLATT in (1877-1957) 1905

1885 - 1885 Cecil Margaret Iabella Ewen
- Cecil died aged 11 weeks

1887 - 1967 Irene Daphne Ewen
- Irene married Sholto FERGUSSON 1877-1939) in 1909

1889 - 1972 Dorothea Cecil Ewen
- Dorothea married Wyndham Portal Austen KNIGHT (1901-1961) in 1928

1892 - 1963 Sedgewick Adrian Ewen
- Sedgwick married Dorothy Mary MOUNTAIN (1898-1964) in 1920

19 May 1896 -1982 Lyndsay Keith Ewen
- Lyndsay married Mona Gladys BERTELSEN (1897-1973) in 1921

1901 - 1902 Ronald Victor Douglas Ewen
- Ronald died aged 12 months


Lewis Benjamin Ewen died in 1908 aged 52
Margaret Ann Cecil Ewen died in 1937 aged 80

Richard ENGLAND - Cambridge Waikato

Richard ENGLAND
Richard and his wife Frances had a young son, John, who died 2 February 1886. Two more daughters could have been Elizabeth Ann who married William Keeley 1899 and Sarah who married Chas Chase, at William Keeley's residence in 1908.
Frances died 1906 and Richard married Mrs Betsy Vickers in 1911. Betsy died 1918 and is buried at Pukerimu, and Richard died January 1922 and is buried at Hautapu.


cannot find the marriage in New Zealand for Richard & Frances


their known chidren born in New Zealand were:

1875 - Elizabeth Ann England
- Elizabeth married William KEELEY in 1899

1877 - ELizabeth/Eliza Jane England
- Eliza married William JONES in 1901

1879 - 1952? George England
- nothing verified on George at this time

1881 - ? Henry England
- nothing known

1884 - 1886 John England
- John died aged 1

1886 - Sarah England
- Sarah married Charles Burton CHASE in 1908

1888 - 1893 William England
- William died aged 4

1891 - 1891 John England
- John died aged 2 hours

1892 - 1892 James England
- James died aged 7 days


Frances died 24 April 1906 aged 57 (birth year about 1849)
- she is buried in Hautapu Cemetery Cambridge
Richard died in 1922 aged 78 (birth year of about 1844)

Joseph John ELLIOTT + Honora HEALY - Cambridge, Waikato

Joseph John ELLOTT
Joseph was born 6 August 1870 and came to Cambridge in 1892 working as a labourer on W F Buckland's Taotaoroa Estate. Joe married Honora Healy in 1898 and he joined the Duke of Cambridge Lodge 11 July 1899, his occupation a labourer. They bought a house in Alpha Street and Joe worked on many jobs including the building of the Post Office and the National Hotel. He was also a gardener for many years. Nora died in 1903 and when Joe died in August 1952, their two daughters had pre deceased him.



Joseph John 'Joe' Elliott married Honora Healy in 1898

their 2 daughters were:

1899 - ? Dorothy Irene Elliott
- Dorothy married Clarence Alexander Plymton ROBERTS (1894-1961) in 1918

1901 - 1901 Mona Ruby Elliott
- Mona died aged 8 weeks

Benjamin Frederick James EDWARDS - Cambridge, Waikato

Benjamin Frederick James EDWARDS
Ben was 30 years old and a Native Interpreter with the Armed Constabulary when he joined the Duke of Cambridge Lodge on 11 July 1874. He was suspended for being absent, on 9 November 1875.


Benjamin married Catherine WATT in 1897

their known children were:

1899 - ? James Waitana Edwards
- James married Helena Lambert PHELAN (1901-1978) in 1920

1900 - 1934 Frederick Rundle Tutanekai Edwards
- Frederick married Mildred Mary ARNOLD in 1926



Benjamin died in 1902 aged 58
Catherine (possibly) died in 1917 aged 68

David NORGROVE + Martha McKEARNEY - Cambridge, Waikato

David NORGOVE
David was born about 1864, the son of Charles and Jane. He was a butcher when he joined the Duke of Cambridge Lodge, 8 May 1883.


David married Martha McKearney in 1885

their known children were:

1886 - ? Clarence Norgrove
- Clarence married Ernestina Mary HENDERSON in 1909

1889 - ? Mabel Norgrove
- nothing known

1891 - 1990 Gladys Emily Norgrove
- Gladys married Leo FOLEY (1887-1966) in 1914

1894 - ? Alice Norgrove
- nothing known

1895 - 1964 David Norgrove
- David married Jessie Helena PIRRIT (1898-1961) in 1926

1900 - 1990 Alan George Norgrove
- nothing known

1903 - 1984 Charles Norgrove
- Charles married Amy Ellen OEMCKE (1905-1969) in 1923

1906 - 1982 James Arthur Norgrove
- nothing known


David Norgrove died in 1949 aged 84
Martha died in 1940 aged 73

George James NICHOLSON + Rosa PAXTON - Cambridge, Waikato

George James NICHOLSON
George was born about 1866 in England, the son of Peter and Elizabeth. They arrived in New Zealand in 1875 and farmed in the Raglan area. George was a baker when he joined the Duke of Cambridge Lodge on 17 June 1884. His wife was Rosa. In 1888 he was working in Raglan and received 2 12/6d from his sickness fund for an "Internal Disease". In June 1893 he cut his foot and received 3 and in June 1894 he cut his knee and received 1.
His parents, Peter and Elizabeth, retired to Cambridge in 1900 and George's family had left Cambridge by 1903.


George James NICHOLSON married Rosa PAXTON in 1891

their known children were:

3 Sept 1895 - 1982 George Francis Nicholson
- George married Myrtle Mary GILES (1899-1935) in 1917

3 Feb 1897 - 1973 Arthur Mervyn Nicholson
- Arthur married Jessie Letitia Logan McCULLOCH (1898-1981) in 1922

1900 - 1903 Trevor Macdonald Nicholson
- Trevor died aged 3



George James Ncholson died in 1948 aged 81
Rosa died in 1942 aged 72

Henry NEWCOMBE + Kezia KEELEY - Cambridge, Waikato

Henry NEWCOMBE
Henry was baptised 11 August 1844 in Devon, England and arrived in New Zealand with brother Richard on the ship 'Matoaka' in 1865. Henry spent some time in the Thames gold mines then came to Cambridge and worked as a shepherd on E B Walker's Monavale estate.
He married Kezia Keeley, a dressmaker, on 25 May 1877 and they had one daughter and seven sons. Kezia died 1896 and daughter Lizzie looked after the family.
Two sons, Robert and Richard married respectively Sarah Jane Ritchie 1905, and Gladys Maud Harris 1920.


the children of Henry & Kezia were:

1878 - 1946 Elizabeth Newcombe
- Elizabeth died aged 68, unmarried

1879 - 1953 John Newcombe

1880 - 1925 Robert Newcombe
- Robert married Sarah Jane RITCHIE (1881-1924) in 1905

1882 - 1884 Henry Newcombe
- Henry died aged 1

1883 - 1952 Frederick 'Fred' Newcombe

1886 - 1971 Henry Newcombe

1888 - 1971 Richard Newcombe
- Richard married Gladys Maud HARRIS (1894-1965) in 1920

1891 - William Newcombe


help with these children would be appreciated
- their spouses etc


Keiza died in 1896 aged 46
Henry died in 1921 aged 78