New Zealand Tunnellers

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The list of names below were supplied by the Project Manager of the New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company, Waihi Heritage Vision, PO Box 333 Katikati 3166 New Zealand.

This lists the large number of New Zealand Tunnellers that had Scottish Next of Kin. Included in the list is Sapper John Nicol from Dingwall.


4/1510 JOHNSTONE, John, Hamilton, Lanarkshire Scotland

4/1650 HUNTER, Thomas Biggar, Lanarkshire Scotland

37551 CASSIDY, John, Glen Dyke Head, Shotts, Lanarkshire Scotland

37642 CURRAN, Daniel Cleland, Lanarkshire, Scotland

47523 FINNIE, Thomas Canderdyke Head, Lanarkshire, Scotland

37656 HUTCHINSON, George Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland


4/1292 LOCKHART, Robert Miller Langside Glasgow

4/1527 McCOMBE, Thomas Glasgow

4/1606 CAMERON, Allan Glasgow

21466 ROBB, John Pollockshields, Glasgow

37558 SMITH, John Baillieston, via Glasgow, Scotland

37611 ROURKE, James Baillieston, via Glasgow Scotland

37555 BROWN, James Longcroft, via Glasgow Scotland

37680 MORRIS, Thomas Walton Glasgow


4/1381 VALENTINE, Alexander Montrose Scotland

4/1376 McLEAN, Kenneth Bruce Montrose, Scotland


21391 IRVINE, John Dalry Ayrshire Scotland

21424 SAMSON, John Old Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland

39686 DICK, James Reid Helenslea Cottage New Connock Ayshire Scotland


37466 FULTON, William Maxwell Camelon, Stirlingshire Scotland

37459 ROBERTSON, Robert Maxwell Redding, Stirlingshire, Scotland


4/1580 PRENTICE, John Roslyn Scotland

4/1576 ORMISTON, William Hawick Scotland

ASC MITCHELL, Alexander Davis Ballmalloch Villa Kilsyth Scotland

21393 NICOL. John Dingwall, Ross-shire, Scotland

6/667 LAUCHLAN, John Wylie Paisley, Scotland

37492 WAUGH, Robert Gibbdun Cottage, Glasgow Rd Denny Scotland

37518 HESLIN, Patrick, Edinburgh

37494 McLEOD, John Lumsden, Scotland

37585 YOUNG, James Moffat, Scotland

37530 STEWART, William Aberdeen, Scotland

37547 TAYLOR, William Bridgend, Perth, Scotland

37559 HANTON, Alexander Rossie, Monhose, Forfarshire, Scotland

37645 FARMES, Erskine Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland

49443 McINTOSH, William Gunn Hedgehope, Scotland

37649 MILL, Joseph Kirk, Antru, Dundee, Scotland (wife)

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