Featherston First World War memorial

Featherston war memorial.

Featherston memorial names

Featherston memorial names

Featherston memorial names

Featherston memorial names

Featherston war memorial names.

Glennis Austin, 2005

Site Style Ornamentation Unveiling Date No of Dead
Intersection Cupola   25-Apr-27  

Credit

Jock Phillips and Chris Maclean

How to cite this page: 'Featherston First World War memorial', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/featherston-war-memorial, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 15-Jul-2013

Community contributions


Wallaby Historian
30 Apr 2013

Of note is the fact that Pte Ian Holms was the first NZ soldier to be KIA while on duty at Maidstone England, October 1940, serving with 22nd NZ Bttn. The Rev Keith Elliott VC had vacated the barn where the incident occurred only the night before.
Professor Ian Robert Holms Falloon MD D.Sc a nephew was named in honour of his uncle and went on to become a world authority in the treatment of schizophrenia and community health.

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