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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 Eric Mellor

Warrant Number:2722
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Denomination:Roman Catholic Church
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: 11 December 1934 (Tuesday)
Date of Burial: 13 December 1934 (Thursday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: SEC1
Plot #: 363
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:Sacred to the memory of EDWARD THOMAS FORBES, beloved eldest son of Mary Lind, accidentally killed on Gray's Hill, 1 March 1917 aged 37 years. Rest in peace. Erected by his dear friend, W Gambirazzi; also of Sergt WILLIAM ROLAND FORBES, brother of the above, who died of wounds in France, 4 April 1918 aged 24 years. Duty nobly done. Inscribed by his mother, Mary Lind. ERIC H. MELLOR 55072 1st NZEF Rifle Brigade, CPL. died 11.12.1934, aged 39 years.

Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block SEC1, plot 363.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
ForbesEdward ThomasBurialAdult3701/03/191704/03/1917
ForbesWilliam RolandMemorialAdult2404/04/1918Unknown