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children of John Grout DENBY + Mary Agnes ROBINSON - Wairarapa New Zealand

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John Grout DENBY was born 1832 in Chigwell, Essex - 26km NE of London, England
- he married Mary Agnes ROBINSON in about 1855
- Mary was born 1830 in Kendal, Cumbria, West Moreland - 87km N of Blackpool, UK
- they had 3 children, possibly in Yorkshire and then emigrated to New Zealand. They had another 3 children in the Wairarapa
- they divorced in 1878

their children were:
1856 John Grout Denby
- born in England
- he married Elizabeth Thompson MOFFAT
- they had 4 known children
- John died in 1932 aged 75
- Elizabeth was born in 1867. She died in 1951 aged 84

1859 Samuel Smyth Forsythe Denby
- born in England
- he married Jemima MUDGWAY in 1898
- no known children
- he died in 1937 aged 79
- Jemima was born in 1864. She died in 1948 aged 84

1864 Charles James Springfield Denby
- born in England
- he married Annie Maria HOLMES in 1888
- they had 5 known children
- he died in 1902 in Auckland aged 37

1867 Mary Jane Denby
- born in New Zealand
- she married Frederick Thomas DEVLIN in 1892
- they had 6 known children
- their oldest son, Frederick Osmond 'Ossie' Devlin married Millicent Olive BROWN, a sister of Charles Henry Brown who was killed in action on the SS CHAKDINA in 1941
- Mary Jane died in 1945 aged 77
- Frederick was born in 1862 he died in 1945 aged 83

1870 Margaret Agnes Denby
- born in New Zealand
- nothing has yet been found about Margaret

1873 Walter Henry Denby
- he was born in the Wairarapa
- he served in the Boer War:
Reg No - 5435
Surname - Denby
Given Names - Walter Henry
Unit - North Island Regiment - D Squadron
Rank -Sergeant
Contingent - Eighth
Ship: Surrey 1st February 1902
Occupation - Clerk
County/City - Auckland suburb
Address - Care of C Denby, Vauxhall Road, North Shore, Auckland
Next of Kin - Mr J. G. Denby
Next of Kin Address - Northcote Auckland
Relationship to Soldier - Father

- he married Eterina Mary POWER in Masterton in 1903
- Eterina was the 8th of 13 known children of James Hamish POWER & Louisa Fanny Pane WRIGHT who were married in 1876 in Whareama

- Walter & Eterina had 6 known children:
Walter James Debnby
Albert Charles Denby
Eterina Lillian Denby
John William Denby
Hilary Thomas 'Tom' Denby
Bride Trenthamine 'Ina' Denby

- he served in WWI, leaving 1 month aftr his baby 'Ina' was born
- he was killed in action:
RANK LAST HELD - Sergeant
SERIAL NUMBER - 24/401
FIRST KNOWN RANK - Sergeant
NEXT OF KIN - Mrs E.M. Denby (wife) Oxford St, Lansdowne, Masterton
MARITAL STATUS - Married
ENLISTMENT ADDRESS - Oxford St., Lansdowne, Masterton
MILITARY DISTRICT - Wellington
BODY ON EMBARKATION - 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
EMBARKATION UNIT - B Company
EMBARKATION DATE - 9th October 1915
PLACE OF EMBARKATION - Wellington, New Zealand
TRANSPORT - HMNZT 30 or 31 or 32 or 33 or 34
VESSEL - Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
DESTINATION - Suez, Egypt
PLACE OF DEATH Somme, France

- his wife Eterina remarried in 1921 to Sydney Reginald HARRIS
- Sydney was the 15th of 15 children of Walter HARRIS and Sarah Jane WYETH

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on 2010-07-26 05:30:56

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