Wharengaro Robert Gerrard

Surname
Gerrard
Forename(s)
Wharengaro Robert
Also known as
Laddie Gerrard

World War 2

Serial No
817686
Rank
Private
Address on enlistment
Gisborne, New Zealand
Next of kin on enlistment
Mrs K. Riki (mother), P.O. Ruatoria, New Zealand

Comments (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: