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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

Warrant Number:457
Forenames:Charles A
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial: 02 March 1886 (Tuesday)
Cemetery: Makaraka
Block: MKAFS
Plot #: 35
Map Location:View on Map
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.

Historic picture of Makaraka cemetery, block MKAFS, plot 35.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
LloydRobert GBurialAdult25Unknown27/02/1886