Wharengaro Robert Gerrard

Ingoa whānau
Gerrard
Ingoa tuatahi
Wharengaro Robert
E mōhiotia ana ki te ingoa
Laddie Gerrard

World War 2

Tau Rangatū
817686
Tūnga
Private
Address on enlistment
Gisborne, New Zealand
Whanaunga tino tata i te wā o te kuhunga
Mrs K. Riki (mother), P.O. Ruatoria, New Zealand

Takupu (1)

Wharengaro Robert Gerrard is my mother Riria {nee Gerrard}Haimona oldest brother but we knew him as uncle Laddie, uncle Laddie never spoke about ww2 he did say he was in the 28th maori battlion c company and that his dad never got to see him leave for war, for some reason un be known to uncle his dad my grandfather decided he rather go to the pub, my grandfather Mohi Gerrard served in the 1st world war:I admire both my grandfathers and my uncles courage for going to war but more to the point for being blessed and coming home:cos many did not make it: R.I.P. two you both: