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the DE BOO family in Picton, Marlborough

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there are 4 DE BOO family members buried in the Picton area of New Zealand

Albert Edward De BOO was born 23 September 1895 at Le Froy, Tasmania, the 6th chid of 7 of James De BOO & Sarah Ann MOORE
- his father James was born in Poplar, East London. He was a miner in Australia (in partnership with a Mr McCARTHY) when he died as a result of a mining accident on the 16th December 1908 aged about 61
- his mother Sarah remarried in Australia in 1915 to Charles James WARREN

Albert served in WWI in 1916. By this time he was in New Zealand:
Serial No.: 26253
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs C.J. Warren (mother), The Glen, Lefroy, Tasmania, Australia
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 17th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation Date: 23 September 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 65
Vessel: Pakeha
Destination: Devonport, England

Albert married Subina SIMPSON in 1922 in New Zealand
- Subina was born on 12th September 1903
- she was 1 of 9 (known) children of William SIMPSON & Annie Elizabeth PATCHETT

Albert De Boo died on the 11th August 1974 aged 78
- he is buried in PLOT 4 - BLOCK 7 at RSA Lawn Division at Omaka
his wife Subina died on 3rd July 1988 aged 84
- she is buried in PLOT 11 - BLOCK 1 - ROW 7 at Fairhall

the other 2 De Boo buried in the area are:
John James Villiers De Boo
- he was born 20th August 1882 at Ringarooma
- he was a brother of Albert Edward above
- he married Harriet BROWN in 1925. She was possibly his 2nd wife, his 1st being Daisy ?
- John died on 9th June 1973 aged 90
- he is buried in PLOT 19 - BLOCK 68 at Omaka
- his wife Harriett was born about 1883
- she died in 1960 aged 77
- she is buried in PLOT 20 - BLOCK 68 at Omaka

Surnames: BROWN DEBOO MCCARTHY MOORE PATCHETT SIMPSON WARREN
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on 2010-08-26 17:47:36

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