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Elsie Maud McKee MILLAR (1903-1938) - Ellesmere

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Elsie Maud McKee MILLAR (1903-1938)
was a daughter of Henry James MILLAR (1878-1967) & Cecilia CARR (1876-1952). Her father was the 7th of 14 children of James MILLAR (1845-1919) & Letitia Fergusson McKEE (1844-1925)

ELSIE married Hugh Robert BOAL (1895-1964) in 1923
- 3rd of 8 children of Samuel BOAL (1857-1925) & Eliza Jane LEMON (1877-1915)
- he served in WWI as Private 24129 with NZEF, 13th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
- his brother Frecerick Boal also served, as Private 6/4204 with NZEF, 11th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company. Frederick mamrried Elsie May ADAMS in 1921
- Elsie & Hugh had 2 daughters



ELSIE died 28 December 1937 aged 34
her OBITUARY appeared in the 'Ellesmere Guardian' 4 Jan 1938

(anything in italics is my addition)
... The death occurred suddenly last week of Mrs Hugh Robert Boal, Killinchy (Canterbury), in her thirty-fifth year. Mrs Boal who was the second daughter of Mr and Mrs H. J. Millar, Irwell, had resided in the Ellesmere district all her life, attending the Irwell School and Southbridge District High School.
After her marriage, Mrs Boal resided at Killinchy, where she took a keen interet in all district affairs and won the warm regard of the residents.
She is survived by her husband and two young daughters
When the funeral took place, service was conducted at Mr and Mrs Millar's residence by the Rev D. N. Pryor, minister of Leeston Presbyterian Church, assisted by the Rev S. Bailey, of Leeston Methodist Church, who also took the burial service at the Ellesmere Cemetery, Leeston,
A large number of friends from all parts of the Ellesmere county followed the cortege from Irwell to the cemetery.

The pallbearers were Messrs Harry Millar (brother), H. R. Barnett, J. (John Frederick) and D. (David George) Boal (brothers-in-law)

WREATHS were sent by the following:-

Mother, Father and family
Husband and family

Aunt Maggie and David
Aunts Tilly and Clara
Uncle Bob, Aunt Jean and family
Uncle Joe, Aunt Annie and family
Uncle Tom and Aunt Sophie

Mr and Mrs ADAMS
Mr and Mrs Arthur ADAMS
Mr and Mrs Andrew ALLEN and family
Mrs BAYLIS and family
Mr and Mrs Joe CHAPPELL and Shirley
Mrs CHAPPELL
Mr and Mrs J. DOUSSETT
Mr and Mrs S. GIBSON and family
Mr and Mrs GRIMWOOD
Mr and Mrs J. JOHNSTON and family and Uncle DAVIDSON
Mr and Mrs Gordon LEMON and family
Mr and Mrs L. C. LEMON and family
Mr W. J. LEMON and family
the LISTER family
Mr and Mrs David MARSHALL and family
Mr and Mrs R. G. McCLURE and family
Mr and Mrs D. L. McGREGOR
Mr and Mrs Robt. McILWRAITH
Mr and Mrs G. H. MOORHEAD and Mrs R. E. ALLEN
Mr and Mrs F. NORQUAY and family
Mr and Mrs H. RICHES
Olive and Nancy RICHES
Mr and Mrs E. ROWLEY and family
Mr and Mrs J. W. SMITH and family
Mr J. SPENCE
Mr and Mrs R. N. TAYLOR
Mr and Mrs C. TOD and Bryan
Mr and Mrs J. TOD and Jean
Mr and Mrs E. J. WELSH
Mr and Mrs Arnold YOUNG

Davie
Dick and Kaimai
Dolly
Edie, Archie and family
Edna and Lynda
Harold and Lizie
Jim, Violet and family
John, Elsie an family
Keith, Lizzie and family
Marie and Mervyn
Myra and Syd
Norman, Myra and family
Winnie and Eric

FREE Bros.,
KILLINCHY SCHOOL CHILDREN
KILLINCHY RIFLE CLUB

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