Boxing – 1928

Fred Moir retired to Wanaka and I recall, while I was living in Cromwell, getting a call to his house to carry out television repairs – not initially realising that it was the gentleman who had been involved with the Kaikorai and Maori Hill boxing classes.

Some of Gilchrist & Moir's Boxing Class 1928 Back Row: N.J.Pledger   J.A.Pledger   T.L.Chettleburgh   L.Kitto  Second Back Row: M.Angelo   D.Reid   E.Bartlett   S.Wadsworth   F.Hellar E.Megget   R.Scott   A.Hellar   Mr.J.Gilchrist (Instructor)   Mr.F.Moir (Instructor)   G.Hart   L.Brown   J.Thomson In Front: B.Dolamore   E.Wilson   J.Campbell   W.Simpson

Some of Gilchrist & Moir’s Boxing Class 1928
Back Row: N.J.Pledger J.A.Pledger T.L.Chettleburgh L.Kitto
Second Back Row: M.Angelo D.Reid E.Bartlett S.Wadsworth F.Hellar
E.Megget R.Scott A.Hellar Mr.J.Gilchrist (Instructor) Mr.F.Moir (Instructor) G.Hart L.Brown J.Thomson
In Front: B.Dolamore E.Wilson J.Campbell W.Simpson

Fred Moir lived at 11 Henry St, Maori Hill, later moving to Upton St, Wanaka. He died at the age of 92. My father, Jim Gilchrist died on 28th July 1976.

(Original article by Alan Gilchrist)

Ross

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