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 Charles Edwin Matthews

Warrant Number:26285
Surname:Matthews
Forenames:Charles Edwin
Gender: Male
Age Group:Adult
Age:91
Type:Ash Burial
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial:22 September 1994 (Thursday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: 4
Plot #: A1
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:MATTHEWS - Sacred to the memory of EDWIN MATTHEWS, died 25 November 1933 aged 86 years; also CHARLES, beloved husband of Eleanor Matthews, died 8 December 1942 aged 64 years; and his beloved wife, ELEANOR, died 29 July 1971 aged 90 years

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The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
BoddingtonHuiaBurialUnknown03/07/1963Unknown
BoddingtonEleanorBurialUnknown03/07/1963Unknown
MatthewsEdwinBurialAdult8625/11/193326/11/1933
MatthewsCharlesBurialAdult6408/12/194210/12/1942
MatthewsEleanorBurialAdult90Unknown31/07/1971
MatthewsJohn MaitlandAsh BurialAdult35Unknown22/11/1983
MatthewsMaryAsh BurialAdult78Unknown07/02/1986
MatthewsPhilip WillsonAsh BurialAdult77Unknown28/06/1989
MatthewsAllan JohnAsh BurialAdult89Unknown16/08/1994
MatthewsMarie ElizabethBurialAdult93Unknown07/01/2004
MatthewsBrian PhilipAsh BurialAdult7506/03/201426/12/2014
BrownAllan EdwardAsh BurialAdult7908/03/201605/10/2017