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During the winter of 1939 I went to Auckland and got a job as a labourer with a building contractor, Thomas Clements & Son. My cousin, Maurice Edwards and his brother Charlie Edwards were working at the same firm. Thomas Clements & Son had the contract to erect the monument on One Tree Hill (Auckland).

Charlie Edwards and I were working building the base. We used bikes from Otahuhu to Cornwall Park, we would leave our bikes against the fence and we walked up the mountain to work all day. I worked on this job for about 2 months and then I left because the killing chains were to start again, and I worked there for the season.

As we built the monument on One Tree Hill there were no cranes in those days. We had to push wheelbarrows full of concrete up ramps. It was hard work.

During the winter of 1939 I went to Auckland and got a job as a labourer with a building contractor, Thomas Clements & Son. My cousin, Maurice Edwards and his brother Charlie Edwards were working at the same firm. Thomas Clements & Son had the contract to erect the monument on One Tree Hill (Auckland). Charlie Edwards and I were working building the base. We used bikes from

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Otahuhu to Cornwall Park, would leave our bikes against the fence and we walked up the mountain to work all day. I worked on this job for about 2 months and then I left because the killing chains were to start again, and I worked there for the season. As we built the monument on One Tree Hill there were no cranes in those days. We had to push wheelbarrows full of concrete up ramps. It was hard work.

During the winter of 1939 I went to Auckland and got a job as a labourer with a building contractor, Thomas Clements & Son. My cousin, Maurice Edwards and his brother Charlie Edwards were working at the same firm. Thomas Clements & Son had the contract to erect the monument on.

One Tree Hill (Auckland). Charlie Edwards and I were working building the base. We used bikes from Otahuhu to Cornwall Park, would leave our bikes against the fence and we walked up the mountain to work all day. I worked on this job for about 2 months and then I left because the killing chains were to start again, and I worked there for the season. As we built the monument on One Tree Hill there were no cranes in those days. We had to push wheelbarrows full of concrete up ramps. It was hard work.