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ANDERSENO.
WWI
In Memory of OLE ANDERSEN
Rifleman 54316 1st Bn. 3rd, N.Z. Rifle Brigade
who died on Tuesday 15 January 1918.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Knud Andersen, of South Norsewood, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: DOCHY FARM NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-V., Belgium
Grave or Reference Panel Number: VII. A. 30
ANDERSONN.
WWI
In Memory of NEILS ANDERSEN
Rifleman 22914 "A" Coy. 3rd Bn. 3rd, N.Z. Rifle Brigade
who died on Friday 12 October 1917. Age 34.
Son of Jens and Amalie Andersen of Norsewood, Napier.

Cemetery: TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave or Reference Panel Number: 8.
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BECKH.J.TrooperBoer War
Erected in the memory of Trooper H.J. BECK, 5th New Zealand Contingent, who was wounded in action at Lichtenburg, South Africa, 3rd March 1901. Died of his wounds 24th March 1901. Aged 23.
In grateful remembrance of a brave soldier, who gave his life in defence of the Empire.

The Beck Memorial, Coronation Street, Norsewood
BECK, MMM.SgtWWI
In Memory of MATTHIAS BECK MM
Serjeant IO/2855 1st Bn., Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
who died on Thursday 4 October 1917. Age 30.
Son of Matthew Petersen Beck.

Cemetery: TYNE COT MEMORIAL,Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave or Reference Panel Number: 6.
BISHOPL.E.G.Flight SgtWWII
In Memory of LEON ERIC GORDON BISHOP
Flight Sergeant 415737 207 Sqdn., Royal New Zealand Air Force
who died on Friday 11 June 1943. Age 21.
Son of Louis Cuthbert Bishop and Ruth Bishop, of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL,Surrey, United Kingdom
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Panel 198.
BISHOPO.W.J.Flight SgtWWII
In Memory of OMER WILBUR JOHN BISHOP
Sergeant 402976 82 Sqdn., Royal New Zealand Air Force
who died on Tuesday 26 August 1941. Age 22.
Son of Louis Cuthbert Bishop and Ruth Bishop, of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Panel 63.
BRADFORDE.A.J.Flight SgtWWII
In Memory of EDWARD ALBERT JOHN BRADFORD
Flight Sergeant 415742 Pilot 115 (R.A.F.) Sqdn, Royal New Zealand Air Force
who died on Tuesday 14 September 1943. Age 23.
Son of John William and Lottie Florence Bradford, of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Grave 13539.
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GRANTA.D.
WWI
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HARRISI.E.PteWWII
In Memory of IVAN ERNEST HARRIS
Private 30353 22nd Bn., N.Z. Infantry
who died on Friday 13 June 1941. Age 26.
Son of John Harris and of Clara Bertha Harris (nee Fischer), of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt
Grave or Reference Panel Number: K. 50.
HAWKERM.CplWWII
In Memory of MAURICE HAWKER
Lance Corporal 33754 25th Bn., N.Z. Infantry
who died on Friday 27 April 1945. Age 22.
Foster-son of William Te Tau and of Rona Te Tau (nee Mason), of Norsewood, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: PADUA WAR CEMETERY, Italy
Grave or Reference Panel Number: II. G. 15.
HOLLINSW.
WWI
In Memory of WALTER HOLLINS
Private 69407 1st Bn., Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
who died on Sunday 1 September 1918. Age 34.
Son of Mrs. F. Hollins, of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France
Grave or Reference Panel Number: II. B. 2.
HURSTT.R.
WWI
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LARSENA.
WWI
In Memory of ALEXANDER LARSEN
Private 10240 2nd Bn., Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
who died on Thursday 21 September 1916. Age 22.
Son of Mrs. Lawrits Larsen, of Ngamoko, Hawkes Bay. Native of Norsewood, Napier.

Cemetery: CATERPILLAR VALLEY (NEW ZEALAND) MEMORIAL, Somme, France
LAURVIG (LARVIG)E.A.
WWI
In Memory of EDWARD ANDERSON LAURVIG
Private 26/492 Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
who died on Wednesday 8 May 1918. Age 22.
Son of Edward Anderson Laurvig and Lena Laurvig.

Cemetery: ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France
Grave or Reference Panel Number: I. C. 27.
LUNDA.
WWI
In Memory of ALFRED LUND
Rifleman 24431 2nd Bn. 3rd, N.Z. Rifle Brigade
who died on Saturday 30 December 1916.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. O. Lund, of Norsewood, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: Y FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER, Nord, France
Grave or Reference Panel Number: M. 12.
LUNDW.
WWI
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METCALFET.O.Flight SgtWWII
In Memory of THOMAS OTTO METCALFE
Sergeant 414386 Pilot 75 (R.A.F.) Sqdn, Royal New Zealand Air Force
who died on Friday 11 September 1942. Age 19.
Son of Joseph William Metcalfe, and of Dorothy Mary Metcalfe (nee Moore), of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand; nephew of Ellis Todd, of Hastings, Hawke's Bay.

Cemetery: RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Coll. grave 4. A. 20-21
MUSTCHINR.
WWI
In Memory of RICHARD MUSTCHIN
Private 23855 2nd Bn., Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
who died on Friday 12 October 1917. Age 20.
Son of George Arthur and Helen Mustchin, of Waipawa, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Native of Taranaki.

Cemetery: TYNE COT CEMETERY,Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave or Reference Panel Number: XLV. A. 6.
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NICKOLSONR.E.
WWI
NIKOLAISONC.PteWWII
In Memory of CLIFFORD GEORGE NIKOLAISON
Private 35073 22nd (Motor) Bn., N.Z. Infantry
who died on Saturday 25 March 1944. Age 32.
Son of Peter Aron Nikolaison and of Mary Ann Nikolaison (nee Palleson), of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: CASSINO WAR CEMETERY,Italy
Grave or Reference Panel Number: VI. D. 3.
NOBLEJ.
WWI
NORDBYEC.T.CplWWII
In Memory of COLIN THOMSON NORDBYE
Corporal 83245 20th Regt., N.Z. Armoured Corps
who died on Tuesday 26 September 1944. Age 25.
Son of Louis and Mabel Nordbye, of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: RAVENNA WAR CEMETERY, Italy
Grave or Reference Panel Number: V. D. 1.
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O'LEARYJ.C.
WWI
In Memory of JEREMIAH CORNELIUS O'LEARY
Private IO/2458 1st Bn., Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
who died on Saturday 24 August 1918. Age 28.
Son of John and Annie O'Leary, of Norsewood, Napier, New Zealand. Also served at Gallipoli and Samoa.

Cemetery: ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT, Somme, France
Grave or Reference Panel Number: III. B. 16.
OLSENK.
WWI
In Memory of KENNETH OLSEN
Rifleman 38207 1st Bn. 3rd, N.Z. Rifle Brigade
who died on Tuesday 8 October 1918. Age 40.
Son of Torkel and Andrea Olsen, of Norsewood, Hawkes Bay.

Cemetery: RIBECOURT BRITISH CEMETERYNord, France Grave or Reference Panel Number: II. F. 5.
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PECKJ.
WWI
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REIDE.C.CplWWII
In Memory of ERNEST CHRISTOPHER READ
Corporal 21967 2nd N.Z. Div. Cavalry Regt., N.Z. Armoured Corps
who died on Saturday 29 November 1941. Age 27.
Son of Frederick and Maud Oline Read, of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Column 99.
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SCHOFIELDS.H.Flight SgtWWII
In Memory of SIDDLE HENRY SCHOFIELD
Sergeant 404950 Obs. 107 (R.A.F.) Sqdn., Royal New Zealand Air Force
who died on Tuesday 28 July 1942. Age 22.
Son of Charles James Schofield and of Elsie Schofield (nee Siddle), of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: BERGEN GENERAL CEMETERY, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Grave or Reference Panel Number: Plot 1. Row B. Grave 22
SOUNESSC.J.
WWI
In Memory of CECIL JOHN SOUNESS
Gunner 15788 N.Z. Field Artillery
who died on Wednesday 4 July 1917.

Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France
Grave or Reference Panel Number: IV. C. 44.
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TAYLORP.E.PteWWII
In Memory of PERCY EDWARD TAYLOR
Private 44549 25th Bn., N.Z. Infantry
who died on Saturday 22 August 1942. Age 26.
Son of Edward George and Jessie May Taylor, of Feilding, Wellington, New Zealand.

Cemetery: PHALERON WAR CEMETERY, Greece Grave or Reference Panel Number: Coll. grave 12. C. 1-6.
THOMSON, MMC.CplWWI
In Memory of COLIN THOMSON MM
Corporal 44535 1st Bn., Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
who died on Monday 4 November 1918. Age 22.
Son of William Malcolm and Anne Elizabeth Thomson, of Norsewood, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: LE QUESNOY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France
Grave or Reference Panel Number: I. B. 20.
THORESENC.H.
WWI
In Memory of CARL HENRY THORESEN
Private 12/945 16th (Oaikato) Coy., Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
who died on Sunday 25 April 1915. Age 24.
Son of John Carl and Emily Thoresen, of Makoenui, Te Kuiti, Hamilton. Native of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay.

Cemetery: LONE PINE MEMORIAL, Turkey
Grave or Reference Panel Number: 73.
TORKILSONJ.
WWI
In Memory of JOHN TORKILSEN
Rifleman 25/244 3rd Bn. 3rd, N.Z. Rifle Brigade
who died on Friday 15 September 1916. Age 21.
Son of Ole and Maren Torkilsen.

Cemetery: CATERPILLAR VALLEY (NEW ZEALAND) MEMORIAL, Somme, France
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WALSHP.S.T.TprWWII
In Memory of PATRICK SARSFIELD THOMAS WALSH
Trooper 406935 19th Regt., N.Z. Armoured Corps
who died on Thursday 13 January 1944. Age 22.
Son of Martin Walsh and of Margaret Mary Walsh (nee Murphy), of Norsewood, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY, Italy
Grave or Reference Panel Number: XVI. D. 15.
WEHIM.P.PteWWII
In Memory of MATUA PETUHA WEHI
Private 39802 N.Z. Infantry
who died on Friday 23 May 1941. Age 23.
Son of Pire Hani Wehi and Ripeka R. Wehi, of Norsewood, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

Cemetery: SUDA BAY WAR CEMETERY, Crete, Greece
Grave or Reference Panel Number: 14. C. 15.
WIDTS.CplWWI
In Memory of CHRISTAN SIGVART WIDT
Corporal 15821 2nd Bn., Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
who died on Sunday 1 September 1918.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Widt, of South Norsewood, Napier.

Cemetery: GREVILLERS (NEW ZEALAND) MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France
WOODF.
WWI
WOODG.
WWI
WOODSJ.
WWI

SOURCES:
ANDERSEN, A.L. (1997) Norsewood: The Centennial Story, D.C. Etheridge (editor), R.R. Anderson, Nelson, NZ, pp163-164
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Norsewood Promotions Inc

CREDIT:
Transcribed June 2002 by Elaine Mattsen