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 John Maitland Matthews

Warrant Number:26281
Forenames:John Maitland
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Type:Ash Burial
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial:22 November 1983 (Tuesday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: 4
Plot #: A1
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving memory of JOHN MAITLAND MATTHEWS, loved husband of Susan, loved father of Charles & Hamish, died 19 November 1983. At peace

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The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
MatthewsMaryAsh BurialAdult78Unknown07/02/1986
MatthewsPhilip WillsonAsh BurialAdult77Unknown28/06/1989
MatthewsAllan JohnAsh BurialAdult89Unknown16/08/1994
MatthewsCharles EdwinAsh BurialAdult91Unknown22/09/1994
MatthewsMarie ElizabethBurialAdult93Unknown07/01/2004
MatthewsBrian PhilipAsh BurialAdult7506/03/201426/12/2014
BrownAllan EdwardAsh BurialAdult7908/03/201605/10/2017