Lest We Forget

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On the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing, we remember those club members who fell defending our country in World War I:

  • Rev. G.S. Bryan-Brown
  • D Godfrey
  • C.G.Harrison
  • R.J.P. McConnell
  • G.S.Overton
  • C Young

Read the research that club member Shane Young has done to uncover the stories of these fellow club members, and names of other club members who fought alongside them.

Burnside West Christchurch Cricket Club Roll of Honour

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them

Shane is leading a group of club members who are laying a wreath and a club cap at tomorrrow’s dawn service in Christchurch. Please join the group if you can.

Dawn Service

Saturday 25 April 2015

The dawn service will be held in Cranmer Square.

Service format:

  • From 6am–6.15am: the people gather
  • 6.15am: the parade begins
  • 6.30am: the service begins centred around the memorial cenotaph
  • 7.15am: the service concludes with wreath-laying 

Organised by the Canterbury Branch of the Malayan Veterans Association in conjunction with the Christchurch Branch of the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association (RSA) and Christchurch City Council.

Mayor Lianne Dalziel will lay a wreath on behalf of the citizens of Christchurch.

Map of venue

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