Please note – several headstones in Taruheru Cemetery Block 30 (from the 1970s and 1980s) have suffered damage due to a vehicle accident on 11 May 2021. Contact us for more information if your loved one is in this block.
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Details for Charles A Laker
|Date of Birth:||Unknown|
|Date of Death:||Unknown|
|Date of Burial:||02 March 1886 (Tuesday)|
|Inscription:||In memory of CHAS C.A. LAKER, Third Officer, aged 23 years; and R.G. LLOYD , Quartermaster, aged 25 years, of the S.S. Manapouri, who nobly descended the ship's hold and quenched a fire caused by nitric acid, the deadly fumes of which brought their earthly lives to a close 28 February 1886. Erected by friends who mourn; Also JOHN McMASTER STUART, late Captain of the U.S.S. Co's 'Dingadee', died 25 January 1892, aged 35 years.|