Colin Everett Cave

2 July 1924–26 February 1974 (Age 49)
Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand

The Life of Colin Everett

When Colin Everett Cave was born on 2 July 1924, in Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand, his father, Francis Harold Cave, was 27 and his mother, Blanche Edith Stokes, was 27. He died on 26 February 1974, in his hometown, at the age of 49.

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Francis Harold Cave
Blanche Edith Stokes
Colin Everett Cave

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World Events (6)


Age 15

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.
1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

Age 19

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 

Age 27

Anzus Pacific security treaty signed between New Zealand, Australia and U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin) and northern French: nickname for a bald man, from Anglo-Norman French cauf ‘bald’. Compare Chaffee .2 English: habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire called Cave, apparently from a river name derived from Old English cāf ‘swift’.3 French: metonymic occupational name for someone employed in or in charge of the wine cellars of a great house, from Old French cave ‘cave’, ‘cellar’ (Latin cavea, a derivative of cavus ‘hollow’).

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

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