Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

10/1/2008

Missing war memorial pillars back in Greymouth

Greymouth’s sacred war memorial has been returned to the town after an agreement was reached with the landowners who tore it down in the face of public outrage.

The four memorial gate pillars, that carry the names of West Coasters who died in World War I, were taken under the cover of darkness by contractors working for the Mawhera Incorporation, much to the disgust of local leaders and Greymouth residents. for more click here

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