Stat­ues un­veiled in the gar­dens

Stratford Press - - News -

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.

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