CALL to ARMS - PETONE men who fell WWI :: Genealogy
<< Previous - Next >>

CALL to ARMS - PETONE men who fell WWI

Journal by ngairedith

I have taken some extracts from the Hutt City Library site from the page
Lower Hutt Past and Present (1941)

I highly recommend a visit to their site for some wonderful info and photos of that district and the early settlers.

I am doing some short overviews from their database:

journal 1 - settlers of LOWER HUTT 1839 - 1941

journal 2 - the PILGRIM MOTHERS of the Hutt Valley

journal 3 - PETONE's first 100 years, - list of names

journal 4 - PETONE men who fell WWI - list of names

journal 5 - FREEMASONRY - Ulster Lodge No. 62

journal 6 - LOYAL PETONE LODGE - No, 6542

journal 7 - Ancient Order Of Foresters - COURT EPUNI, 7314


journal 9 - PETONE Branch - Hibernian Australasian Society 1910

journal 10 - PETONE PIONEER BRANCH - Oddfellows


journal 12 - PONEKE LODGE - Ancient Order of DRUIDS

journal 13 - PETONE Town Board - formed 1881

journal 14 - HUTT RIVER BOARD - formed 1879

(additions in italics or capitals are mine)
- (remember the article was written in 1941)

... When the call came in 1914?18, the Borough was not slow in its reply, and, as ever, there were many who followed the flag to the ends of the earth?and beyond.
Those who stayed behind were quick to offer material aid and, headed by the Mayor, Mr. J. W. McEWAN [i[(served 1907-1927), they quickly raised a sum of ?8,000 (approx $952,000 in 2011). In addition, ?500 was raised for Petone men when they returned, and the names of those who did not come back were perpetuated on a monument of New Zealand stone, set in the Recreation Ground.

The following Petone men made the supreme sacrifice:?
(ongoing project to link all the men)

Rifleman 41461 - Geore Abbott

Driver 12/2525 - Stanley Allender

Lance Sergeant 27819 - Harold Leslie Andrews

Sergeant 24/36 Harry Ashton

Private 8/2404 Albert Victor Ball

Trooper 11/1889 Hellard Barber

Private 28416 Ivor George Bassett - shown as Rifleman

Private 6/190 Phillip Richard Bond - parents lived Petone

Private H. Booth - none found from Petone

Trooper 13/980 C. Boyd - only Trooper Boyd to fall. Mother in Upper Hutt

Private J. R. S. Birback - that surname not found

Private 8/2412 Robert Holford Carene

Private 26035 Robert Cargill

Private 15699 William Cargill

Lieutenant 24/22 Arthur Penfold Castle

Private 36418 Stuart Clark

Private E. W. Clarke - not found

Trooper 11/20 Aaron Anderson Clarke

Private A. Coles - not found under Cole or Coles

Captain ?? C. Collett (Clive Franklyn Collett is submitted here), although Clive was from Auckland, a Rev P. E. Collett of Lower Hutt is mentioned in his bio (see link)

* Private 27622 - Charles William Collett

Private D. Collins - a Daniel Joseph Collins Rifleman 23/712 enlisted from Petone but returned from the war. No Private D. Collins found

Gunner 43810 Archibald Donald Colquhoun

Gunner 43076 George Bates Dent

Gunner 2/489 Harold Clarence De Ridder

Rifleman 26068 Ralph Joseph Dixon - was a Tailor's Cutter

Lieutenant 3/667 William Munro Duncan
- Son of George and Alexanderina Duncan, of Glen Urquhart, Inverness, Scotland. Shorthand Typist for the New Zealand Government Railways Department

Private 37998 Harold Durose - mother Jane in Jackson St, Petone

Private 28273 Edgar Vincent Edlin - Armidale St Petone

Private 44461 John Kenneth Eiffe - born in Australia

Rifleman T. H. L. Englert - that name not found

Lance Corporal 22610 Frank George Eyres - parents in Island Bay

Gunner Leonard Numroe Falla - Son of Robert FALLA & Henrietta AIKEN. Brother of Mary Frances (Maria) Falla. Born in Westport. Originally buried in the field and later transferred to the AIF Burial ground, Flers

Private 25504James Fox - father Bernard in Buick St, Petone

Private 10820 Alfred Frederick George - Islington St, Petone

Private F. Harrison - number of F. Harrison. Petone not found

Major 1491|11/61 Norman Frederick Hastings - mentioned in despatches

Gunner C. W. Hebbend - not found

Lance Corporal 10/2967 Malcolm Robert Henry - mother at 25 Hutt Rd, Petone

Lance Corporal 54364 Walter Victor Leslie Hewson - 7 Richmond St, Petone

Rifleman 42854 Edward Hoare -

Private J. A. Hoare - a Joseph Alexander from Gisborne but no Petone

Private 10/397 Alexander James Hooper - 18 Bay St, Petone

Rifleman 23/2205 George Shackleton Hooper - father George Leonard of Buick St, Petone

Sergeant H. Hodgkinson - a Sergeant Walter of Wellington but no H.

Lieutenant W. J. Home - none found

Gunner 35271 Thomas Keith Hunter - died of pneumonia

Private 69238 John William Hurly - 45 Esplanade, Petone

Gnr. J. Hutchinson

Pte. A. E. Jackson

Sgt. R, S. Jones

Pte. W. Johnson

Pte. S. L. King

Pte. C. J. Kent

Gnr. E. R. Kirk

Pte. L. V. Kirby

Pte. F. G. Kingdon

Cpl. A. A. Ludlow

Pte. J. Ludlow

L/Cpl. R. H. Lines

Pte. J. G. List

Pte., C. T. Loader

Pte. H. A. Macdonald

2/Lieut. J. S. Marsden

Rfm P Mellor

L/Cpl J. Mills

Sgt. A. Minifie

Rfm. T. D. Mockford

Pte. R. F. Moore

Pte. R. E. Morrison

Rfm. J. Mullany

Pte. V. N. Mullany

Pte. W. R. McKenzie

L/Cpl. C. T. Mutton

Cpl. J. H. Murray

Pte. J. J. H. Murray

Rfm. R. McArthur

Pte. J. McConnell

Pte. H. A. McDonald

Pte. S. McFarlane

L/Cpl. W. McEwan

Rfm. C. J. McGregor

Chapln. J. J. McMenamin

Rfm. H. Naughton

Pte. T. Ninness

Pte. T. Nelson

L/Cpl. L. W. Northover

Pte. A. Norling

Dvr. W. Okeby

Sgt. D. O'Leary

Pte. A. R. Packard

Gnr. E. A. Parr, M.M.

Pte. L. C. F. Percy

Pte. P. C. Powell

2/Lieut. L. Reeve

Pte. W. Ryan

2/Lieut. R. A. Savage

L/Cpl. R, A. Scrimshaw

Pte. J. Shea

Gnr. C. Simons

Sgt. W. A. Simmons

Pte. F. W. Simpson

Pte, F. Smith

Rfm. H. M. Smith

Pte. A. Stevens

Pte. E. Stephens

Pte. J. H. Still

Pte. Sullivan

Pte. C. R. Symes

Pte. F. E. Symes

Pte. C. Tait

Cpl. Taylor

Pte. S. Taylor

Pte. P. Tannahill

2/Lieut. A. M. Thomson

Rfm. I. M. Thomson

Sgt. J. H. Tollison

Gnr. E. G. Turner

Spr. H. Turner

Cpl. J. Robertson

Pte. E. H. Valentine

Pte. T. H. Vincent

Pte. W. F. Waite

Pte. D. Wilson

Pte. R. Wilson

L/Cpl. G. Wood

Pte. S. Wolland

Rfm. L. S. Young

by ngairedith Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2011-06-04 00:30:27

ngairedith has been a Family Tree Circles member since Feb 2008.

Do you know someone who can help? Share this:


by clarkey on 2011-06-05 02:55:56

you are a wealth of information. thank you so much. JUlie

Register or Sign in to comment on this journal.