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Elizabeth Ann Fitton - married Walter Haycock - had 3 sons, 2 brothers & a nephew in WWI

Journal by ngairedith

was born at Governor's Bay, Lyttleton on 12 Feb 1870

She married WALTER JAMES HAYCOCK (1863-1912) at the home of Mr Oldershaw, St Leonard's Lodge, Beaconsfield on 10 Dec 1889

Walter died 11 May 1912 age 49
13 May 1912
... Walter James Haycock, eldest son of the late Charles and Henrietta Haycock, a married man residing at Wanganui East, was killed while bushfelling at Waiwera, near Taumarunui, on Saturday aged 49 years.

... The BRETHREN are requested to attend the Funeral of the late Bro. W.J. Haycock, to-day (Tuesday) afternoon, assembling at the Town Bridge at 3.15 o'clock. No regalia. BY ORDER of the W.M.

[14 May 1912 I.O.O.F., M.U., No 4738
... The Members of the above are requested to assemble at the Town Bridge at 3.15p.n. to-day to attend the Funeral of the late Brother W. J. Haycock. BY ORDER of the N.G.

16 May 1912 Mr Walter James Haycock, a farmer at Waimihi, in the Wanganui district, was killed while bush felling on his farm. He was at work on a tree on which the branch of another tree was resting, and when the tree started to fall, the branch broke and fell, striking Mr Haycock on the forehead, killing him instantly. He was brought by train to Wanganui, where his family resided and interred there. He leaves a wife and five children. Mr Haycock was a member of the Masonic and Oddfellows' Lodges. He was well known in the Feilding district and had been on the staff of the Feilding Star

WALTER & LIZZIE had 5 children:
... 1
1890 - 1964 George Walter Haycock
- George was an Engineer
- George served in WWI as Sapper 31155 with the NZEF, 20th Reinforcement, NZ Engineers
- he embarked 30 Dec 1916, 4 months after his brother Leonard left for war
- his mother was living in Wanganui East

... 2
1892 - 1978 Leonard Arthur Haycock
- Leonard was a Carpenter
- Leonard served in WWI as Sergeant 20526 with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 7th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company
- he embarked 20 Aug 1916, 16 months after the death of his brother Fred
- his mother was living in Wanganui East
- Leonard married Alice Mau GRAY in 191

... 3
1893 - 1915 Fred Ellis Haycock
- Fred served in WWI as Corporal 12/762 with the Auckland Infantry Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements
- he enlisted from Kiokio, Otorohanga, Waikato
- his mother was then living at Wanganui East
- Fred was killed in action at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915

... 4
1899 - 1955 Ivy Elizabeth Haycock
- Ivy married George Thomas William BUTLER in 1921

... 5
1900 - 1978 Winifred Violet Haycock

Lizzie had 2 brothers who served in war:
* Charles Randal Fitton, served in WWI as Lance Sergant 13/605 with the Auckland Mounted Rifles
- he enlisted from Waimiha. His father was living in Taihape
- Charles died of wounds in Palestine on 2 April 1918

* Joseph Arthur Fillton, served in WWI as Trooper 13/2319 with the Auckland Mounted Rifles, 7th Reinforcements
- he enlisted from Mangapehi
- his next of kin was his brother-in-law Henry James Tidmarsh Jaggard in Taihape
- his sister Clara had married Henry in 1902

Lizzie had a nephew William who served in war
* William James Fitton was a son of her brother James
- he was a Farmer
- he served as Rifleman 12997 with the NZ Rifle Brigade, 3rd Reinforecements to 4th Battalion, H Company
- he embarked 6 May 1916. His father was in Aratora via Mangapehi
- William was killed in action 1 Nov 1916 in France

Lizzie died on 1 Dec 1949 in Auckland aged 79
- she is buried Area 5 Block A Lot No 829 at Waikaraka

Corporal Fred Ellis Haycock
- see his link above -

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by pegandbob on 2012-06-03 05:18:01

Elizabeth Ann, daughter of Matthew & Isabella Fitton (nee Alexander) was born 12.02.1870 at Governor's Bay, Lyttleton. Lizzie married 10.12.1889 Walter James Haycock at Mr Oldershaw's house, St Leonard's Lodge, Beaconsfield. Lizzie and Walter lived across the road from Lizzie's parents at Beaconsfield. (had moved from Governor's Bay). She died 1.12.1949 at Auckland, having lived in Trafalger Street, Onehunga. She is buried at Waikaraka Park Cemetery, Onehunga.
Have most of New Zealand Haycock history and many photos available

by ngairedith on 2012-06-03 05:39:02

thank you peg, I will update this posting soon

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