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Record Group — Box: 1
Dates: Majority of material found within 1966 - 1999
Dates: Majority of material found within 1897 - 1970
Record Group — Box: 5
Overview This interview looks at Ernie’s early life growing at Waimatuku, joining the army, training at Papakura and disembarking for Egypt. He gives a description of training in Egypt and Greece with 5th Field Regiment; Describes fighting in Greece-Crete. Ernie ecame a prisoner of war (POW) in Stalag 8b and discusses his time there. He met Joan when he returned to England. After the war they settled in Winton where he started his own contracting business and Joan was very involved in Plunket, Croquet,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1926
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1943
Record Group — Box: 24
Overview Bob looks at family history and their settling on the Ermadale farm, its condition, childhood chores and child pass times e.g. hut building and collecting birds eggs. He briefly looks at the war years; his marriage, children and of a 100 acres farm at Gropers Bush. He eventual grew his farm ownership to 1100 acres between Gropers Bush, Waipango and Ermadale; talking of the condition and farming of these. He also worked as a contractor and shearer and purchased a portable hay baler working...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 2014
Record Group — Box: 3
Overview The interview covers Mr Booth's childhood in Nightcaps, farming at Bowmont Station, and work at the coal mines.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2009 - 2010
Record Group — Box: 3
Overview This interview covers Joyce’s early life and family history farming at Dipton, her education and employment history. Gives an overview of the war years after which she married and shifted to Gummies Bush. She talks of this time, her husband, children and extended family. Joyce was very involved in the community e.g. Plunket, Anglican Church Thornbury, Southland Regional Council, Rural Women NZ (WDFF) etc. In 1993 she was awarded the National Bank Women’s Suffrage Award.
Overview Processing Note This collection has been partially arranged and described. A small amount of unprocessed material remains in Accession ICA01.004. Contact Archives staff for details.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1895 - 1954