Gladys Kathleen Rice- Jones

12 September 1918–28 November 1954 (Age 36)
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life of Gladys Kathleen

When Gladys Kathleen Rice- Jones was born on 12 September 1918, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, William Jones, was 48 and her mother, Margaret Davies, was 43. She married ?. She died on 28 November 1954, at the age of 36.

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World Events (5)

1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 5

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 21

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 25

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. 

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: variant of Reese .2 Americanized spelling of German Reis .

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

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