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In all, fifteen men from Rongotea died fighting in World War One. These 15 names were inscribed on an obelisk in Douglas Square, Rongotea, which was dedicated by Viscount Jellicoe, Governor-General of New Zealand 1920-1924. Over 1000 people attended the ceremony. Constable Blaxland is in the background.

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2008P_Rng69_WHF_1983
Title
Viscount Jellicoe, Governor General at the dedication of Rongotea War Memorial
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Public Photograph Collection Rng 69
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Coolstore

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Manawatu
Date
November 28, 1921

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Palmerston North City Library

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