New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan

Hodogaya: Roll of Honour


Men are grouped according to the section of the cemetery where they lie. Where possible, full name, service number, service details, date of death, age at death, next-of-kin and cemetery reference are given.

New Zealand section

  • BRODIE William Henry, 5th Engineer Officer, Merchant Navy, ex M.V.Hauraki. 10 August 1945. Age 30. Son of Andrew Brodie and Janet Matilda Brodie (nee Boyd) of Lyttleton, Canterbury. C.D.10
  • FINUCANE James Leonard, 817953 Private, 22 Battalion, NZ Infantry. 21 June 1947. Age 22. Son of James Richard and Iris Jane Finucane of Wairoa, Hawkes Bay. C.D.11
  • GRANVILLE Norvin Leonard, 640406 Corporal, 22 Battalion, NZ Infantry.
    7 February 1947. Age 21. Son of Robert William Granville and Agnes Granville (nee Porter) of Wanganui. D.D.2
  • HALE Peter Bernard, 651304 Lance Corporal, 19 Coy, NZ Army Service Corps.
    4 September 1946. Age 20. Son of Frederick Bernard and Bertha Chrystabel Grierson Hale of Christchurch, Canterbury. D.D.3
  • KIRKPATRICK Andrew Clements, 636538 Sergeant, 22 Battalion, NZ Infantry.
    28 April 1946. Age 22. Son of George and Edith Kirkpatrick of Christchurch, Canterbury. C.D.13
  • MacKENZIE Malcolm James Price, 817925 Private, 22 Battalion, NZ Infantry.
    19 May 1947. Age 19. Son of Alexander MacKenzie and Rubina Mildred Kate Mackenzie of Dannevirke, Hawkes Bay. C.D.12
  • McCOOK Alan Frederick, 4342 Lieutenant Colonel, 19 Coy, NZ Army Service Corps. 1 January 1947. Age 28. Son of John George McCook and Alice Mary McCook of Christchurch, Canterbury. C.D.15
  • MURPHY John Michael, 14474 Staff Sergeant, 22 Battalion, NZ Infantry. 18 July 1946. Age 40. Son of James and Catherine Murphy of Ashburton, Canterbury; husband of Veronica Murphy of Napier, Hawkes Bay. D.D.1
  • O’BRIEN John Matthew, 622248 Gunner,25 Field Battery, NZ Artillery. 9 August 1946. Age 22. Son of James O’Brien and Agnes O’Brien (nee Roberts) of Auckland. C.D.14
  • ROSE David Gavin, 623018 Sergeant, 22 Battalion, NZ Infantry. 27 October 1946. Age 22. Son of David Edward Lawrence Rose and Jessie Rose of New Plymouth, Taranaki. D.D.4
  • TINDALL Jack Douglas, 638614 Private, 6 General Hospital, NZ Medical Corps. 31 May 1947. Age 22. Son of Douglas and Adela May Tindall of Auckland. D.D.5
  • WITHERS Hugh Cecil, 654358 Private, 16 Workshops Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, NZ Army Service Corps. 28 September 1947. Age 21. Son of George Henry and Margaret Elizabeth Withers, foster son of Mr A. Devantier (or Divantur), Palmerston North. D.D.6
  • WRIGHT Cecil William Nevill, NZ404474 Flight Lieutenant, No 14 Squadron, Royal NZ Air Force. 20 April 1946. Age 28. Son of Cecil Wright and Mary Wright (nee Buttle) of Rotorua; husband of Diana Joan Wright of Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia. C.D.16

Post War section

  • CLARK Ivo Raymond, 208707 Gunner, 16 Field Regiment, NZ Artillery. K Force (Korean War). 5 June 1954. Age 24. From Fernhill, Hawkes Bay. Son of Mrs V.G.M. Clark of Centre Bush, Southland. D.A.12
  • COSTELLO John S. 23/343 Corporal, 1 Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade, 1st New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (World War I) 7 February 1968. Age 71. Of Sydney, Australia. Died in Kamakura, Japan. A.B.2
  • JACKSON Donald Cameron, 206360 Gunner, 16 Field Regiment, NZ Artillery. K Force (Korean war). 27 November 1951. Age 25. Son of R.A. Jackson of Lower Hutt. B.D.11
  • MAY Arthur, 208278 Corporal, NZ Army Service Corps. K Force (Korean war). 21 November 1954. Age 28. Son of Mrs M.V. May of Gisborne. C.D.10
  • McCOY Alexander Keith, 815564 Corporal, 19 Coy, Army Service Corps. Jayforce. 8 April 1948. Age 21. Son of Mr W.W. McCoy of Petone, Wellington. B.A.6
  • McLAUGHLIN Edward Michael Noel, 206904 Sergeant, NZ Artillery. K Force (Korean war). 30 November 1954. Age 34. Son of Mrs A. McLaughlin of Wellington. C.D.9
  • POYNTON Frederick Terence, 34845 L/Cpl, Royal NZ Signals. K Force (Korean war). 15 September 1951. Age 26. Son of Mr F.G. Poynton of Doncaster, U.K. B.D.2
  • WILLIAMS John, 810630 Private, 2 Battalion, NZ Infantry. Jayforce. 22 March 1948. Age 25. Son of Jack and Hine Williams. B.A.3
  • WITHERS Cecil Roberts, 47001(Army)/40688 (Air Force) Corporal, Royal NZ Air Force. Jayforce. 15 February 1948. Age 33. Son of Mr W. Withers. B.A.1

Servicemen in other sections with New Zealand next-of-kin

  • BONGARD Harper Mervyn, 74591 Flight Lieutenant, 84 Squadron, Royal Air Force. 3 January 1943. Age 24. Son of Stanley Bongard and Hilarie Evelyn Bongard (nee Lepper) of Leeston, Canterbury. British section. C.A.6
  • McNEILL Robert, 2398 Signalman, Royal NZ Navy, ex HMS Encounter. 15 April 1944. Age 23. Son of John and Martha McNeill of Cambridge, Waikato. British section G.D.13
  • TODD William Angus, First Mate, Australian Merchant Navy, ex M.V.Hauraki.
    19 April 1944. Age 44. Son of Captain David Todd and Jean Renfrew Todd (nee Martin) of Dunedin, Otago; husband of Natalie Mary Todd of Roseville, NSW, Australia. Australian section B.A.9
  • WEST Albert Edward, D/MX 37662 Chief Engine Room Artificer, Royal Navy, ex H.M.S. Exeter. 2 February 1943. Age 35. Son of James and Ellen West, husband of Elizabeth West of Devonport, Auckland. British section G.D.3

Margaret Pointer, Tokyo, 2008

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