Eric Manson Hender Colebrook

1908–1992 (Age 84)
New Zealand

The Life of Eric Manson Hender

When Eric Manson Hender Colebrook was born in 1908, in New Zealand, his father, Herbert John Drew Colebrook, was 28 and his mother, Maddrell Louisa Chant, was 30. He married Constance Gwenoline Sykes in 1935, in New Zealand. He died in 1992, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Eric Manson Hender Colebrook
Constance Gwenoline Sykes
Marriage: 1935

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World Events (8)


Age 6

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 15

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 31

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

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