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Obituary – J.D. (Jamie) Kerridge

b 9.11.1930  d 27.10.2017

It is with great sadness that we bring news of the loss of Wairarapa-Bush stalwart Jamie Kerridge last Friday 27th October.

Jamie was a Bush RU centurion and represented the combined Wairarapa-Bush XV’s on three occasions, 1955 vs Australia , 1956 vs South Africa and in 1959 vs British Lions.

Jamie was also an All Black Trialist in 1953 and 1959

Jamie’s career record was:

Bush RU – (Mangatainoka) 1952-53-54-55-56-57-58-59-1960-61-62, 92 Games {1 Try}

Wairarapa-Bush – 1955,1956,1959, 6 Games

NZ Trials – 1953,1959, 2 Games

Career : 100 Games {1 try}

Played 61 successive games 1956-1962

educated at Brigidine Convent, Pahiatua

 

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