NEW ZEALAND AND WORLD WAR ONE
SOLDIER SETTLEMENTS
MANGAPURUA, WANGANUI RIVER

To give returning soldiers a new start after the First World War the New Zealand Government made purchases of land under the Discharged Soldiers Settlement Act 1916.

This is the index to the book The Bridge To Nowhere - The ill-fated Mangapurua Settlement" by Arthur P Bates 1981 ISBN 0-473-00088-1. Mangapurua is the site of the Bridge to Nowhere and was originally the Mangapurua Soldier Settlement.

AISLABIE Clement 11/961 Inside Cover,36,63,87,127,138
ANDERSON Agnes McDonald (Mrs) (nee Lucas) 6,129,150,154
ANDERSON Jo 153
ANDERSON John 93
ANDERSON Michael (Mike) 93,130
ANDERSON Miles 153
ANDERSON Myra 93, 132, 157
ANDERSON Reginald Charles (Reg) 131,132,137,138,151,153,154,156,157
ANSLEY Mr Teacher 128
APPLEBY Frank 53
BAGLEY A Miss Inside Cover
BAGLEY E A Inside Cover
BAMBER Bob 29
BARKER M J Inside Cover
BARNS 10
BARRON Miss Teacher 128
BARTRUM Frances Bessie Geraldine (Mrs) (nee Mansell) 83,85
BARTRUM Oswald Benjamin 55395 Inside Cover, 73, 88,118,125,126
BENNETT Billy [10/2856] 17,18,19,20,28,29,30,31
BENNETT Kathleen (Mrs (nee Appleby) 53
BENNETT Philip Henry George (Phil) 10/274 Inside Cover,53,67,84,122,126,129,130,148
BETTJEMAN Anna 93,163
BETTJEMAN Frederick 6/1779 Inside Cover,6,45,57,60,74,80,83,85,115,118,122,125,127,128,129,132,137,143,148,
BETTJEMAN Mac 93
BETTJEMAN May 83
BETTJEMAN Agnes Muir (Mrs) (nee McNab) 82,83,137,153,154,157,163
BETTJEMAN Ron 93
BETTJEMAN 36,79,128,133,135,138,158,159,163,165,167
BOLTON George Major 26/77 Inside Cover
BOLTON Herbert Emerson (Herb) 26/234 Inside cover,67,148
BOLTON Jim 93
BOLTON K E Inside Cover
BOLTON Margaret 93
BOLTON Jeannie Hunter (Mrs) (nee MacNab) 85,154
BOLTON 83,119,135,158
BRIGHT 138
BRODIE Mrs 153
BROWN Norman Bridge builder 145,148
BROWN 138
BUCKLAND Sydney 45786 Inside Cover, 131
BURMAN Bill 63
CARROLL F J Inside Cover
CARROLL J F Inside Cover
CASEY Cornelius William (Con) 39
CLARK Sheelton Inside Cover
CLARK 79
COATES 36
CODY Fred 109
CODY W T G Inside Cover
COTTERILL James Gilligan (Jim) Inside Cover,25,26,34,76,84,89,124
COTTERILL Charlotte Katherine (Mrs) (nee Munro) 83
COUTTS 127,138,153,154
CRONIN Peter 105
DAVIS J Inside Cover
DELANEY 105
DONNELLY Mary Mrs (nee Mowat) 6
DUNCAN John Matthew (Jackie) Inside Cover, 43,64,68,78,79,105
DUST Bernard Maxwell (Barney) 33,41, 53, 107
DUST Ivy Florence Adeline (Mrs) (nee Tilley) 53
EPPS Thomas Harry 33,46
FERGIE PWD Engineer 65
GIBSON Bob 53
GRAY & RUSSELL Inside Cover
GREGG Ruatiti 75
HAMILTON Mrs 152
HAMILTON Paranui 70,71,72
HARROD 141
HELLAWELL Charles Halle (Charlie) 3/103A Inside Cover,33,35,41,53, 138
HELLAWELL Florence Annie (Mrs) (nee Widdowson) 152
HOGAN Pat 91,99
HUNTER Jim 57,58
HUNTER Mrs 82
JOBIN M Inside Cover
JOHNSON Edward 94
JOHNSTON 79,158
KELLY James (Jim) 46,59,61,88,89,104,107,109
KENNINGTON Bridge builder 42,43,60,65,89
LOCKETT Charles Ruatiti 48,49,50,51
LYNN Jack 113,147
MACULLY Miss Teacher 128
MATHESON E M T Inside Cover
McDONALD Hugh (Hughie) 23/2048 Inside Cover,36,52,78,85,91,105,106,118,127,138,155,158,
McDONALD Helen 93
McDONALD Ivy 93
McDONALD Mrs 83
McDONALD Muriel 93,153
McELLIGOTT J [John] [Jack] Inside Cover,76
McGREGOR Gregor 29
McGURR 47
McKINNAN Miss Teacher 128
McLEAN David 112
McLENNEN J 49,51,80
McSHANE Philip (Phil) 10/3682 43,59,61,88,107,109
MORGAN Sydney John (Sid) 11/571 Inside Cover,57,81,118,130,133
MORGAN William Elvins Spiers (Inky) 11/599 Inside cover, 89,91,133
MORGAN 102,103,116,136,141,000
MOSLEY Eric Aubrey 2/1052 Inside Cover
MOWAT Colin 7/1269 Inside Cover
MOWAT Eileen Monica Mary (Mrs) (nee Lacy) 152,154
MOWAT Patrick Renwick (Pat) 72752 Inside cover, 35,89,107,112,131,138,155
MOWAT 34,36,54,75,76,115,124,149,158
NOLAN John Francis (Jack) 10/2259 Inside Cover,25,26,27,28,37,39,57,58
OLSEN E D Inside Cover
O'ROURKE Joe Inside Cover,61,118
POLLOCK Robert (Bob) 25,26
PUDNEY Lofty 156
QUINN Jim Inside Cover,43,49,61,64,68,80,81,82,87
REYNOLDS Tommy 104,106
ROBERTS Tom Cyril 2/1731 140,141
ROSS Athol Teacher 128
RYAN Peter 25,26,38
SANDFORD Doug Bridge builder 147
SANDFORD Mrs 147
SANDFORD W H Bridge builder 113,115,133,145,148
SANDFORD & BROWN Bridge builder 145,148
SCANLON C Inside Cover
SCOTT J L Inside Cover
SHAW J H M Inside Cover
SHAW Mrs 154
SHAW 141
SHEEHAN Pat 112
SHEEHAN William (Bill) 39,40,61,62,77,100,110
SHEEHAN 66,79
SHIRES G N Inside Cover
SHOUT Thomas 86,125
SLOGGETT Mary (Mrs) 137
SLOGGETT Pat 137
SLOGGETT Miss Teacher 128
SPELLMAN Tom 107
SPRATT H Inside Cover
STAFFORD Ida 138
STAFFORD Margaret 138
STAFFORD Miss 154
STEWART Kenny River Boat Captain 20,150
TARRY Joseph William (Joe) River Boat Captain 21,68
TESTER Alfred 6/3181 52,59,84,93,127
TESTER Sarah Mrs (nee Found) 82,84,93
TIMMS Miss Teacher 128
TOOLEY Miss Teacher 128
WALSH J Inside Cover
WALSH Patrick (Paddy) [12/2505] Inside Cover,130,131
WARD May (Mrs) (nee Archer) 140
WARD Clarence Victor 29521 140
WARD John Patrick (Jack) 45937 Inside Cover,6,17,18,19,20,28,29,30,32,59,64,83,85,86,88,98,100,109,123
WEST Doss (Mrs) 138
WEST George 80,89
WEST William Edward (Bill) 138
WILSON Kenneth Beale (Ken) 10/3434 32,38,39,41,42,104,
WYNNE George Angus Inside Cover,53,91,102,118
WYNNE Madge Frances (Mrs) (nee O'Meara) 83,103


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