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TE PUKE, BAY OF PLENTY
WELCOME HOME TO THE BOYS
JULY 1947

The Puke Farewell and Welcome Home Committee ... on behalf of the people of Te Puke, Manoeka and the four Roads farewelled 173 men during the war years and given welcome to all who returned.

In July 1947 a final wind up of the committee was held at Capitol Theatre - over 800 people were present. Envelopes were presented to all returned servicemen (and one woman) of approx 17 each so winding up the Patriotic Fund.

The following is a list of those who were presented.

AHOMIRO J
AHOMIRO S
AHOMIRO W
AKEROYD Herb
ALEXANDER F
ATTRILL F
ATTRILL Ted
BAKER P
BALL Keith
BARKER D
BARKER Mick
BARNETT A
BARROW J
BARROW Norm
BAYLISS Graham
BECKETT A
BENNETT G
BENNETT J
BEVERLEY E
BLAKER T
BLOWS Clive
BLOWS M
BLUNDEKK Cecil
BLYTHE G
BORRIE G
BORRIE Joe
BOWMAN C
BRAGG L Miss
BROWN M
BROWNLEE R
BRYNILDSEN Neil
BUTCHER Bill
BUTCHER L
CALDWELL B
CAPON Eric
CLARKE W
COLLINS F
COOPER Eric
CURRAN R
DELANEY A
DIXON A
DIXON W
DONOVAN E
EARP R
FARMER George
FARQUHAR Ian
FARQUHAR Owen
FLETCHER Brian
FREEMAN Norm
GEMMING Graham
GEMMING Jack
GEORGE Cliff
GILMORE H
GILMORE J
GORDON C
GORDON Jim
GORDON John
GRAY Jack
GUY Tom
HAGGER G
HARDING A
HARRIS Ted
HIGGINS G
HILL Sam
HILL W
HINES A
HINI M
HINI M
HINTZ -
HODGES W
HOPKINS -
HOPKINS H
JEFFRIES Jim
JENKINS K
JOHNSTONE B
KENSINGTON Harold
KEYS T
KIHIRINI T
KING R
KINGI R
LAY Tom
LONGLEY H
MacMILLIAN D
MAILMAN J
MAILMAN M
MALYON J
MARSH T
MAUA R
MAUNSELL B
MAY W
MAYHEW Tom
McCAULEY A
McCAULEY E
McCAULEY T
McCULLOUGH W
McDONALD Norm
McINALLY Hugh
McKENZIE J
McLEAN G
MELTON R
MIARAPA -
MONTGOMERY Eric
MOUGHTON Jim
MUIR G
MURRAY H
NICHOLLS Noel
PALMER Ken
PALMER Roy
PAROA W
PARTRIDGE C
PATTERSON Norm
PAUL S
PEAKE W
PEARCE H
PILCHER Walter
POTIKI T
POTTER L
RANBY -
REEKIE Peter
REEKIE Tom
RENDELL G
RIELLY T
ROBERTS L
RODERICK J
ROULSTON Ren
ROWE H
RUNDLE Gordon
RYAN Jack
RYBURN T
SAMPSON T
SHEPHERD Les
SMITH H
SMITH M
SMITH M H
SMITH Ross
SPENCER Gordon
STEEL C
STEEL Peter
TAIATINI G
TE AMO R
TE AUTE Jim
TE MONI T
THOCOLICH P
THOMAS G
THOMPSON N
THOMPSON T K
THOMPSON W
TOHIARIKI -
TWIGG Frank
TWIGG P
VALDER Noel
VALDER R
VERCOE E
VERCOE R
WARD A D
WASHER D
WATSON Keith
WAUGH F
WEBBER George
WHITTINGTON J
WHYMAN Fred
WICKHAM R
WILKINS George
WILSON G
WILSON O
WILSON T H

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