Whitford War Memorial Gates - Whitford, North Island, New Zealand
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S 36° 56.539 E 174° 58.159
60H E 319170 N 5909600
Quick Description: The Whitford War Memorial Gates provides a grand entrance to the domain and sports complex.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 6/5/2010 12:21:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM8ZJD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
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Long Description:
These gates are made of hinuera stone blocks inset with black marble name plaques from World War I & II.

The Plaque reads:-
1939 - 1945
Hattaway I.G.
Kirkwood J.
Mathews L.
McKemzie R.A.
Parker W.A.R.
Samuels R.
Wallace T.
Higgison J.

"They shall grow not old as we are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them."

The domain and sports complex houses two tennis courts, a community hall, rugby fields.
Date of Dedication: 4/29/1957

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: On the roadside north east of Whitford

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
49 - 61 Whitford Maraetai Rd
Whitford, North Island New Zealand

Commemoration: World War II servicemen who died serving New Zealand

Access times: Not listed

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