Auckland Provincial Memorial

Waitakere City

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The memorial stands at the old, now not used, entrance to Auckland (Waikumete) Cemetery which is situated at the junction of Great North Road and Glenview Road, Glen Eden, on the western outskirts of Auckland. It commemorates 56 servicepeople from the province who lost their lives in and around New Zealand during the two World Wars and who have no known grave. Of the 56 commemorations, 40 are servicepeople of the 1914-1918 War who are buried at sea and have no known grave. The memorial is in the form of a six foot concrete cube raised two feet above the ground and divided by a diagonal section to which the name panels are affixed. It bears the following inscription: 1914 - 1918 ON THESE PANELS ARE THE NAMES OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES WHO ENLISTED IN THIS DISTRICT WHO DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN AND AROUND NEW ZEALAND OR EN ROUTE TO OVERSEAS SERVICE AND TO WHOM THE FORTUNES OF WAR DENIED A KNOWN AND HONOURED GRAVE. 1939 - 1945

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