On the 15th July 1915, the first wounded New Zealand World War I soldiers returned from Gallopoli and were greeted in a heroes welcome in Wellington, as their ship ‘Willochra’ came into harbour. Donald Simson looked over his fellow wounded soldiers thoughtfully and saw a great need. These boys were facing a different world now. …

William Boag

William Boag 1828 – 1904   Died of old age The settler behind the naming of the suburb of Burnside. Buried at Addington Cemetery, Christchurch To read the story of William Boag: http://www.peelingbackhistory.co.nz/burnside-william-boag-1828-1904/ *Photo taken by Annette Bulovic*