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 Harold Pilkington

Warrant Number:3957
Surname:Pilkington
Forenames:Harold
Age Group:Adult
Age:64
Denomination:Anglican / Church Of England
Type:Burial
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial:18 July 1941 (Friday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: SEC1
Plot #: 377
Map Location:View on Map
Inscription:In loving memory of our dear son, FREDERICK JAMES PILKINGTON who was drowned off the Groyne 4 July 1919 aged 11 years. Weep not for him, Oh parents dear, he is not dead, but sleeping here, he is not yours, but Chist's at one, who loved him best & took him home.

also our dear son, JOFFRE, died 4 August 1930 aged 15 years. At rest. Remembrance, father, HAROLD PILKINGTON, 1875-1941; mother, ISABELLA PILKINGTON, 1877-1960; daughter, ISABEL LEURA TRASK, 5 March 1905 - 12 December 1994.

Son in law ERIC STANLEY TRASK 20.10.1902 - 25.10.2002

Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block SEC1, plot 377.

The following interments are also in this plot

SurnameForenamesTypeAge GroupAgeDate of DeathDate of Burial
TraskIsabel LeuraBurialAdult8912/12/1994Unknown
PilkingtonFrederick JamesBurialChild11Unknown06/07/1919
PilkingtonJoffree HaroldBurialAdult14Unknown06/08/1930
PilkingtonIsabellaBurialAdult84Unknown27/01/1960
TraskEricAsh BurialUnknownUnknown28/02/2003