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John Robert Murrell 14 September 1886 - 8 September 1918

Jack was one of the Brothers who served in World War 1. He didn't come home.

Kodak moments in the mountains

Kodak moments in the mountains. An account of a climbing expedition by John Robert & Edgar Williams


Iris Murrell grew up at Manapouri. Despite living all her adult life elsewhere in New Zealand she had a lifelong attachment to the place.


Other sites to explore

ANZAC Cove, from Gallipoli Diary website

Gallipoli Diary

A separate site has artefacts - diaries, photos, postcards - from the service of several family members in World War 1.



Church pew made by one of our ancestors

Our Family History(s)

This site is part of a networks of sites, telling the stories of various families, all with members in common.