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 Philip Willson Matthews

Warrant Number:26282
Forenames:Philip Willson
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Type:Ash Burial
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial:28 June 1989 (Wednesday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: 4
Plot #: A1
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving memory of PHILIP WILLSON MATTHEWS, died 27 June 1989 aged 77 years. At rest. And his loved wife JEAN ALLEN died 4.8.2002 aged 87 years. At rest

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The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
MatthewsJohn MaitlandAsh BurialAdult35Unknown22/11/1983
MatthewsMaryAsh BurialAdult78Unknown07/02/1986
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