ANZAC Day 2016, Sam Noster – Premier Men’s Captain and Geoff Fosbender – BWCUCC and NZDF member, present the wreath on behalf of the club at the Dawn Service Ceremony, Cranmer Square, Christchurch.
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS CRICKET CLUB WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
Rev. Guy Spencer Bryan-Brown – 4th October 1917 – killed in service – Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium Biography
David Godfrey – 5th September 2015 – died of wounds – Gallipoli
Robert James Patrick (Bob) McConnell – 12th October 1917 – Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Guy Stanley Overton – 10th of August 1915 – died of wounds – Gallipoli
Charles LeFanu Young -10th of February 1921 – as result of disease following gas attacks on the western front.
Charles Geoffrey Harrison – 27th November 1917 – Killed in Action – France
ALSO IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED
A.T. Donnelly Wikipedia Entry
J.L Findlay – Army in WWI, RNZ Air Force in WWII
K. de Maas
Further information about our members who served in the Great War can be found on this link: BWCUCC Roll of Honour, The Great War
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THIS CRICKET CLUB WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
John Frederick Burton (Jack) – RNZAF 14th Squadron, Missing in Operations, Pacific – Died 1st July 1943
IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Photo Archives New Zealand.
Air Commodore J.L. Findlay CBE, MC – Also served in WWI Wikipedia
Sir J.S. Rumbold QC Law Society Obituary
For further reading please download the following PDF BWCUCC Roll of Honour World War II
CURRENT and RECENT serving MEMBERS
Thoughts must also be with those members who currently serve with NZDF and their families.
Corporal Geoffrey Fosbender – 2/1 Bn RNZIR
Lance Corporal Nicholas Johnston – RNZLR
Ren Watene – 2/1 Bn RNZIR
Apologies for any omission’s and inaccuracies, this is an ongoing project – please contact the club if you have any further information