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Details for William McGuire

Warrant Number:1132
Surname:McGuire
Forenames:William
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Age:21
Type:Burial
Date of Birth: 14 July 1983 (Thursday)
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial: 02 August 1897 (Monday)
Cemetery: Makaraka
Block: MKH
Plot #: 483
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In memory of CHAS. HENDERSON, Sydney; J. LOHAN, Melbourne; N.E.ROBERTSON (ROBINSON), London; HARRY BALLARD, Rio de Janeiro;THOMAS CONROY (CONWAY), Dunedin; W. McGUIRE, Yorkshire; W. DYMOCK, London; A.WOOD(S), Dumbarton; (F.J) BIDMEADE, Christchurch; J. McNELLIE, Southampton; M.A.H.ALDERTON, Passenger, Whangarei who lost their lives by the wreck of the S.S. Tasmania which left Gisborne Roadstead on the night of Thursday 29 July 1897 and became a total wreck near Table Cape. 148 souls were on board, 137 were Saved, 11 were drowned. Erected by the Colonial Agents of Huddart, Parker & Co., Proprietary Line.

Historic picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKH, plot 483.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
McNellieJohnBurialAdult30Unknown02/08/1897
WoodsAlexanderBurialAdult30Unknown02/08/1897