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Berty Fitzclarence Elliot

Berty Fitzclarence Elliot was born on the 25th of July 1889 and died of wounds on the 29th of August 1918. Before he went to war he was a motor mechanic living with his wife, Mrs Ada A Elliot and his daughter, Zona. He was 5 foot 5 with brown eyes, dark brown hair and he weighed 126 pounds. His last known rank was a sapper (tunnel digger) and his service number was 47/30.

William Sandford Evenden

William Sandford Evenden was a brave man and one of the many who died in WW1. He was only 20 when he died and had been at war for a year. He was killed in action at Ypres Belgium, on 12th October 1917. He is buried in Tyne Cot cemetery in Belgium. His parents were Walter Henry Evenden and Maria Annie Evenden. William was in the Otago Infantry regiment, 1st battalion and stayed as a private. William suffered lots of wounds after he enlisted on 28.7.1916. He left New Zealand on the 15th on November 1916 never to return. Before he was a soldier he was a civil servant.

Raynor Stephen Greeks

Raynor Stephen Greeks was a storeman before he left for war. He lived at 18 Hayes St, Brooklyn. He had a brother called Claude Percy Greeks and his father and mother were Richard and Elizabeth Greeks. Raynor was a private. He died of wounds on the 17th of October 1917 in Belgium.

Claude Greeks

Claude Percy Greeks was Raynor’s brother. He was in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force and his service number was 39799. He was also a private. He was killed in action in Ypres Belgium at the age of 28 on the 6th of August 1917. He now lies at Messines Ridge British Cemetery.

Eric Winton Heath

Eric Winton Heath lived at 7 Clarence Street Brooklyn and served in the war for 1 year and 199 days. He was 20 years old and 5 foot 2 inches when he was sent to war. He was born on the 17th November 1897 in Australia. He worked as a salesman. When he was at war he was a private and his service number was 75631. His next of kin was his mother, Mrs A. Heath.

Joseph James Charlton Herzog

Joseph James Charlton Herzog last lived in Carterton but is on the Brooklyn war memorial because his father lived in Brooklyn and so did he when he was younger. He went to Brooklyn School. He died of wounds on the 17th of December, 1918 probably on the way home from war.

Charles Matthias Herzog

Charles Matthias Herzog lived in Mitchell Street Brooklyn. He enlisted on 12 October 1915. He was killed in action on 25th June1916. Before he went to war he was an ironmonger. His service number was 25/18.

James Leslie Howie

James Leslie Howie's service number was 12/748. He lived on Ohiro Road. His last known rank was a private. He was killed in action on the 1st of September 1918 in Havrincourt in France. Before he died he visited Suez and Egypt. His next of kin was his father, J Howie.

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