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.


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Details for Thomas John Harris

Warrant Number:25
Forenames:Thomas John
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: 10 December 1908 (Thursday)
Date of Burial:11 December 1908 (Friday)
Cemetery: Patutahi
Block: PATI
Plot #: 27
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving memory of THOMAS JOHN, beloved husband of Sophia Louisa HARRIS, who died 10 December 1908 aged 52 and a half years.
Also his beloved wife SOPHIA LOUISA, died 7 June 1937 aged 76 years; and her daughter LOUISA MATILDA LYONS, died 9 July 1938 aged 54 years - At rest. And ALBERT ERNEST HARRIS, died 14 March 1951 aged 70 years.
when earths songs have all been sung, labour ended, trials done, we'll meet again. 'Oh! Happy word and be 'Forever with the Lord'. There are depths of love that I cannot know till I cross the narrow sea, there are heights of joy that I may not reach till I rest in peace with thee.

Picture of Patutahi cemetery, block PATI, plot 27.