Daphne Doreen Boyes

20 November 1909–19 September 1993 (Age 83)
Tasman, Nelson, New Zealand

The Life of Daphne Doreen

When Daphne Doreen Boyes was born on 20 November 1909, in Tasman, Nelson, New Zealand, her father, Frank George Boyes, was 26 and her mother, Ellen Ada Mary Carter, was 30. She married James William Arthur Johnson in 1931, in New Zealand. She died on 19 September 1993, in Katikati, Western Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, at the age of 83.

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James William Arthur Johnson
Daphne Doreen Boyes
Marriage: 1931

Spouse and Children

New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

    Frank George Boyes


    Ellen Ada Mary Carter





    Ina May Boyes


    Joseph Robert Keith Boyes


    Zelta Mavis Boyes


World Events (8)


Age 5

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 14

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

Age 30

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Yorkshire): variant spelling of Boyce .2 Americanized spelling of French Bois .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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