"For Whom the Bells Toll" (was Memorial Bells enquiry)

Richard Offen richard.offen at 5Z5AyGEi9nQJAn1xd5xd0cA86LBFWupgFBmCybWzpOSI_9FwWCMPZOYCfqHFO6wv05tuw8XcoceGVSaiaJxgJQ.yahoo.invalid
Sat Jan 29 06:59:00 GMT 2011

How can one get hold of a copy of this elusive book?


When I was in Wellington in 2005, a member of staff at the War Memorial had
one copy on display, but no stock and couldn't tell me where I could
purchase a copy.   Also, as far as I can see, the book doesn't feature at
all on the War Memorial web site.


Sadly, when we visited, Callum and I only caught the last five minutes of
the lunch time recital because the Tourist Information Centre told us the
wrong time .it seems you wonderful carillon is quite a well kept secret in





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Re: war memorial bells with name inscriptions


A prime example is the 74-bell National War Memorial Carillon in Wellington,
New Zealand. Of the 49 original Gillett & Johnston bells from 1929, 46 have
inscription/dedications to specific individuals (i.e. war casualties) and/or
regiments invloved in WWI. Details included in "For Whom the Bells Toll" by
Chris Maclean [Heritage Group, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington,


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