TUAKAU CEMETERY
FRANKLIN DISTRICT, NEW ZEALAND

Location:

This cemetery is situated on Alexandra Redoubt Road, Tuakau. There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war and 1 of the 1939-1945 war here.

Chiplin's grave is in the centre of the above photo.
Alexandra Redoubt is at the top of the hill in the background. This was a battle ground during the N.Z. Maori Wars and on this site a Victoria Cross was won.

World War 1:

Photo

Service Rank Name Regiment Date of death

12/3956 Private CHIPLIN, THOMAS WALTER Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F. 18/11/1919
 
World War 2:

Photo

Service Rank Name Regiment Date of death

1/14/69 Lance Corporal RIVERS, JOHN WILLIAM N.Z. Military Forces 21/09/1940
 

Photographs and Research by Phil Lascelles
Updated Wednesday February 15, 2006 21:51:26 +1200

 
Photographs and Research by Phil Lascelles
Updated Wednesday February 15, 2006 21:51:26 +1200