Sir Charles J B Norwood, Mayor
Andrew, S P Date
Circa 1925 See full details
Norwood is also remembered as the founder of the Wellington Free Ambulance. During his mayoralty, he witnessed a car accident on Lambton Quay where, while comforting the victim, he had difficulty arranging an ambulance. As a result, he resolved to start up the Wellington Free Ambulance - having seen a similar service operating in Australia.
Charles Norwood was knighted in 1937. The Lady Norwood Rose Garden is named after his wife.
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