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First Division Recruits - NELSON 1918

Journal by ngairedith

original list of names taken from Colonist, 19 September 1918

The following First Division men have been selected (accretions at above date) for service with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force:-

Cuthbert Daniel BEST
born: 1898
parents: Daniel BEST & Katherine LEOHY
occupation: farmer
address at enlistment: Richmond
married: ?
died: 1971

Vernon Carl Edward EGGERS
born: 7 August 1898
parents: Edward Carl Deitrich EGGERS & Martha Johanna SCHR?DER
occupation: farmer
address at enlistment: Upper Moutere
married: Mabel Bertha BOSSELMANN (1900-1974) in 1920
died: 1973

James Alexander FULLER
born: 1898
parents: Donald McCormick FULLER & Helen FRASER
occupation: student
address at enlistment: Nelson College
married: Katherine FERGUSON in 1925
died: 1959

born: 20 August 1898
parents: Robert Byers HASWELL & (his 2nd wife) Jane FAGAN
-- Robert was a 'motor car driver' for Newman Bros. His 1st wife was Mary White Logan ANDERSON (1865-1891)
occupation: labourer
address at enlistment: 35 Grove street, Nelson
married: ?
died: 1973

Henry Clement HENMAN
born: 28 August 1898
parents: John William HENMAN & Agnes Frances Powell PERK
occupation: labourer
address at enlistment: Collingwood
married: ?
died: 1977

John Joseph HITCHMAN
born: ?
occupation: farmer
address at enlistment: c/o A. F. BERRY, Takaka
married: ?
died: ?

born: ?
occupation: farmer
address at enlistment: Riwaka
married: ?
died: ?

Lewis Vincent JELLYMAN
born: 2 August 1898
parents: John JELLYMAN & Jane COX
occupation: engineer
address at enlistment: Stoke
married: Gertrude May BURT (1899-1927) in 1924
married: Dulcie Vere BROOKES (1898-1978) in 1932
died: 17 Nov 1990 aged 92
ashes buried: Plot 111, Block 20A at Marsden Valley

Cecil Reginald NORGATE
born: 1885
parents: Frank NORGATE & Elizabeth Rebecca ROBERTS
occupation: orchardist
address at enlistment: Stoke
married: Olive Grace HUMPHREYS (1894-1980) in 1915
died: 29 November 1953 aged 68
buried: Plot 406, Block 021 at Seaview Road cemetery

born: 1898
parents: Patrick O'CONNELL & Mary Ann McSWEENEY
occupation: fireman
address at enlistment: Ward
married: Eileen Meik (?) COLLINS in 1923
died: 1962

born: 29 August 1898
parents: George Henry REEVES & Mabel STAINES
occupation: seaman
address at enlistment: Port Nelson
married: ?
died: 21 July 1972 aged 73
buried: Plot 042, Block 34 at Wakapuaka

William Dallas STEVENS
born: 1898
parents: John George & Isabella McKay STEVENS
occupation: bank clerk
address at enlistment: Takaka
his brother: John Ronald Stevens
died: ?

Frederick William TILLSON
born: 1 August 1898
parents: ?
occupation: fruitgrower
address at enlistment: Braeburn
married: Mary Doreen ROSE (1906-1981) in 1931
died: 1987

born: 13 August 1898
parents: William James Whiston & Sarah VIGGARS
occupation: motor mechanic
address at enlistment: Blenheim (later Fairlie Terrace, Wellington)
married: Agnes Winifred FORSYTH in 1919
died: 1974

Henry John Clifton WILKINS
born: 5 August 1898
parents: Henry (1860-1918) & Susan (1865-1911) WILKINS
-- his father Henry died the month prior to his recruitment & buried with his mother at Wakapuaka
occupation: letter-carrier
address at enlistment: 82 Waimea road, Nelson
married: Susan Merle SHARP (1906-1984) in 1927
died: 19 July 1978 aged 79
cremated at Karori, Wellington

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