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Richard Te Paa
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Since the day my Father (your son) Mark William Chadwick (Chad Te Paa) told me of you and my uncles going to war, I have always carried with me a Great sense of pride , honour and dignity. This here, is the only information I have of you but I feel it is more than enough as memorabelia are very few in our whanau and knowledge is not shared to families so stories of you can be remembered for centuries to come. On Anzac Day, you, any many of your fellow soldiers are remembered, but yet the day is silent with an eerie feeling in the air. I couldn't for one second Imagine the terror you all would have felt or the braveness you all had to conjure up just to make it through to the next second, minute, hour, day. However I do know that you will be remembered by me for the rest of my life and I will pass this knowledge to my children, grand children and so on. I'm so proud to be your carry your