Today we remember …
|12th December 1917
Mervyn Gorringe, D Social 1891. Lance-Corporal, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Killed in action in an unknown engagement
He rowed for the 1st VIII in 1895.
He emigrated to New Zealand immediately upon leaving school in 1896, where he worked as a sheep farmer. In 1904 he married Margaret Fraser. He returned to Europe in 1915 as a Lance-Corporal in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force.