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Christmas in wartime

Christmas in wartime

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Photographer: George Bull; 4. Alexander Turnbull Library, Ref: DA-07966-F; 5. Alexander Turnbull Library, Ref: DA-07987-F; 6. Alexander Turnbull Library, Ref: J-0635-F; 7. Alexander Turnbull Library, Ref: K-0658-F; 8. Alexander Turnbull Library, Ref: K-0645-F; 9. Mrs G. Roberts private collection Alexander ...

Annie Hickey

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Margaret joined them in Opunake. As there was no Catholic Church in Opunake at the time, Annie and John Michael (Bull) Hickey of the Armed Constabulary, travelled to Hawera and were married in the Hawera Catholic Church on 9 January 1882.  John served in the Armed Constabulary until its disestablishment in ...

Pelorus Jack, the mascot

Pelorus Jack, the mascot

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got up there is not known) and was 'Discharged Dead' from the Navy on 24 April 1916. In his will he had requested that his successor be a 'bull pup of honest parentage, clean habits, and moral tendencies'. It was Jack's wish that 'no Dachshound or other dog of Teutonic ...

First landing on Antarctica

First landing on Antarctica

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ship close to the shore and a boat was lowered. Seven men, including Kristensen, Tunzelmann, Carsten Borchgrevink, and the financier and expedition manager, Henryk Bull, made a landing.  While some accounts note that Borchgrevink or Kristensen was first ashore, others favour Tunzelmann. Up to his death ...

Bertha Rosser

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1891; Kenneth John born 1894; and Leslie Claude born 1899. John Rosser died in the early hours of 3 December 1901 aged 43 years. The service at Purewa cemetery was “performed by the Revs C H Garland and H Bull.  The [Pitt Street Wesleyan Church] choir sang ‘Rock of Ages’ at the graveside”. Following ...

Further information

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predecessors 1860-1996, Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1997, pp. 96-106 Marcus Wilson, A history of New Zealand’s military horse: the experience of the horse in the Anglo-Boer War and World War One, University of Canterbury, 2007 Bulls Museum have a permanent display on Bess and the other horses, ...

Military mascot Major Major

Military mascot Major Major

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Major Major with Lieutenant J.E. May, July 1942. Major Major, No. 1 Dog, 2 NZEF, 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment Major was a white bull terrier and an Australian by birth. He was given as a pup to Errol Williams, a New Zealand cadet at the Royal Military College, Duntroon, and emigrated to New ...

Steam locomotive sets world speed record

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era. Although the narrow-gauge speed record was later bettered in South Africa and Indonesia, the WMR’s 1892 achievement helped establish its reputation as a world-class railway. The record was celebrated by Will Lawson in his 1900 poem, ‘Big Bull Yank’: Now hear the sound of her hard exhaust, as her ...

Mary Sybil Smith

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could be given some to take home. Frederick’s death in 1900 resulted from a struggle when trying to tether a bull. This left Sybil to raise their young family on her own, the youngest child only 2. They all grew and married, creating a large extended family. She was 40 when she signed the Suffrage ...

Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana

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Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana, of Ngāti Apa and Ngā Rauru, was born at Te Kawau, near Bulls, in 1873. In November 1918 he described a vision of the Holy Spirit, which had come to him in the form of a strange whirlwind-like cloud. After this he was known as the Māngai (mouthpiece) of the Holy Spirit, ...

Wairarapa Bush rugby

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1927 the side was considerably strengthened by the arrival of Bert Cooke and ‘Bull’ Irvine – from the Bay. Near neighbours Bush were seen off 53–3 in Wairarapa’s first defence, and then Hawke’s Bay arrived in Masterton for a much anticipated re-match. Though Hawke’s Bay won the ‘Battle of Solway’, ...

Alfred George Glastonbury

Alfred George Glastonbury

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children with his new wife Minnie. The family lived in Ōhingaiti, north-east of Bulls, where Alfred worked as a surfaceman for the Railways Department. After war broke out in 1914 Alfred remained in his job with the Railways Department until May 1916, when he took a leave of absence from work and enlisted ...

Te Akau-Waingaroa memorial plaque

Te Akau-Waingaroa memorial plaque

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Where initials are unknown, this is indicated by a question mark. South African War: J. Mahood [also First World War], [?] Seavill Snr [also First World War], B. Yewdell. First World War: W.E. Anderson, [?] Bigwither, F. Bigwither, F. Bull, J. Burgess, C. Davis, C. Day, A. Duffull, G. Duffull, J. DuFaur ...

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Image crop from Alexander Turnbull Library.
Bull, George Robert, 1910-1966. Flight Sergeant A G Newman records message to be broadcast in New Zealand from the Italian Front, World War ...

Ann Bishop

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513 Bishop Ann Campbelltown Rongotea Manawatu / Horowhenua ...

E. Parrant

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513 Parrant E. Petone Petone Wellington region Daughter of signatory Ann Bishop  - see community contribution below ...

M. Ronson

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Creek also signed the Women’s Suffrage petition. Sources Bull, Esme (1991) Aided immigration from Britain to South Africa, 1857-1867. Pretoria, South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council. Marriage Certificate of William Ronson and Maria Pritchard (RTA712927) issued by Liverpool City Council. NZ ...

S. M. Glover

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513 Glover S. M. Campbelltown Rongotea Manawatu / Horowhenua ...

Cameliers and camels at war

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and heavy equipment. In accordance with local Egyptian practice only un-neutered male camels were used in the Imperial Camel Corps. This could often make them very difficult to control: Sometimes in the syming [rutting] season a bull camel will go mad, and attempt to run amok through the lines, ...

Emma J. Knowles

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509 Knowles Emma J. Makino Road Feilding Feilding Manawatu / Horowhenua ...

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