Kōrero: 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, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/4a22/ashwin-bernard-carl (accessed 29 November 2021)