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 Reginald Shotton

Warrant Number:5346
Forenames:John Reginald
Age Group:Child
Denomination:Anglican / Church Of England
Date of Birth: Unknown
Date of Death: Unknown
Date of Burial:28 July 1944 (Friday)
Cemetery: Taruheru
Block: 16
Plot #: 67
Map Location:View on Map

JOHN REGINALD SHOTTON, 26 March 1936 to 27 July 1944 aged 8 years. May your spirit live for the life that was lost. Remembered. In loving memory of FLORENCE ALICE HURREY, died 4 April 1995 aged 82 years. At rest.

Picture of Taruheru cemetery, block 16, plot 67.