Walter Comfort Filmer

1907–1970 (Age 63)
Onehunga, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

The Life of Walter Comfort

When Walter Comfort Filmer was born in 1907, in Onehunga, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, his father, John Andrew Filmer, was 37 and his mother, Agnes Mary Rathbone, was 31. He married Mavis Gladys Sentch in 1936, in New Zealand. He died in 1970, at the age of 63, and was buried in Auckland, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.

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Walter Comfort Filmer
Mavis Gladys Sentch
Marriage: 1936

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New Zealand

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World Events (7)


Age 0

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 0

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fillmore .

Possible Related Names

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

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