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COLLISION BETWEEN CAR AND MOTOR CYCLE. WELLINGTON. Sunday.
A shocking fatality occurred on Friday near Temaru. Colonel J M T Hayhursl and Mr. R. W. Martin were motoring into Temaru. At Waslityke, they collided with a motor cyclist named Pat O Connor who was going out from Timaru through both trying to avoid running into a boy who was on the road. The car was overturned, and Colonel Hayhurst was thrown out and killed instantly. Mr. Martin, who was pinned under the car, was severely injured. The motor cyclist was found among the wreckage in an unconscious state.
Colonel Hayhurst is a prominent Southi Canterbury farmer and a commercial man. He saw active service in the Boer war with the New Zealand second contingent. His two sons have joined the New
Zealand force for the present war.
(The two sons identified as 22, 190,Gilbert Clarence HAYHURST, and 11/1781, Henry Holman HAYHURST - both listed their mother Amelia at Temaru as next of kin. Check alternate Cenotaph entries) Public - Brian - Researcher - 10 June 2016 - Death : The Age (Melbourne) : http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/198642768 (man Past and Present references)
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Date of death
15 August, 1914 Public - Brian - Researcher - 10 June 2016 - The Age (Melbourne) http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/198642768
Age at death
Place of death
Temaru, New ealand Public - Brian - Researcher - 10 June 2016 - The Age (Melbourne) http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/198642768
Cause of death
Motor accident Public - Brian - Researcher - 10 June 2016 - The Age (Melbourne) http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/198642768
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Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
|10 June 2016||Brian||Melbourne, Australia||Researcher||
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