Story: Ashwin, Bernard Carl

In an army rugby team

In an army rugby team

Preoccupied by sports as a young man, Bernard Ashwin (kneeling, right) played for an army rugby team during the First World War. However, his war experiences led to a change in focus and from 1919 he embarked on university study.

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Brian Easton. 'Ashwin, Bernard Carl', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 September 2023)