Statues unveiled in the gardens
The actions of Hawera men John Gildroy Grant VC and Henry John Laurent VC in World War I will be commemorated this month.
On Saturday, September 15, statues of the men will be unveiled as part of South Taranaki RSA’s official opening of the centennial project, the Victoria Cross Garden.. The garden, in the shape of a Victoria Cross, has been created on a piece of South Taranaki District Council-owned land next to King Edward Park.
■ The formal opening of the garden will take place at 2.30pm on Saturday, September 15.