Erima Harvey AWMM
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WWI 18465 AWMM
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Colonel The Hon. Mr. Justice Northcroft, D.S.O., V.D.
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Taken from the order of Service at the Consecration of the New All Saints Church of Hokitika West Coast Churchman, Westland Church Magazine No 2 Vol 3 November 1936
Public - Anna - 7 November 2018 - Taken from the order of Service at the Consecration of the New All Saints Church of Hokitika West Coast Churchman, Westland Church Magazine No 2 Vol 3 November 1936
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WW1 Mrs E.H. Northcroft (wife), Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
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Son of Leonard and Louisa (nee James) Northcroft, who emigrated to Wellington from Victoria, Australia.
Northcroft began practicing law in Hamilton in 1907.
On 2 December 1908 (his 24th birthday), he married Violet Constance Mitchell at St Mary's Cathedral in Auckland. They had two daughters.
Northcroft was promoted to Major and appointed Officer Commanding (OC) of 1 Battery, New Zealand Field Artillery (NZFA), on 1 February 1918.
Member of the Auckland University College Council, 1924-35
He was appointed a Judge with the Supreme Court of New Zealand, Christchurch, in 1935.
During WWII, he served as the Directory of Artillery, Southern Military District, and Fortress Commander for the Lyttelton-Sumner area, Christchurch, 1940-45.
Served as the New Zealand Judge at the International Military Tribunal for the Far East in Tokyo, Japan, 1946-48. For his services with the Tribunal he was awarded a knighthood in 1949.
Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
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- A.U.C. roll of honour, 1914 - 1920. MSS & Archives E-2, Special Collections, University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services. AWMM
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