m. 28 Feb 1894
Facts and Events
See Beaconsfield book: Substantial dugout 'den' 1919, p97. Left school at 13. First job loading metal at a metal pit - with his 1st weeks wages he bought his first ever pair of boots! Lied about his age to go to war. Sent to France in WW1. Dispatch rider on a motorbike. Was wounded by shrapnel a number of times (abdomen, some in head). Reg no. 34148, 2nd Canterbury Infantry, NZEF. Occupation: Farmer. When calling to visit Lurline, said he had come to see Cyril (her brother). School Committee 1924-1933. Set up Cribbage Club 27 Apr 1933, p59.