Oscar Charles Gibbons

9 March 1909–15 January 2001 (Age 91)
Grove, Marlborough, New Zealand

The Life Summary of Oscar Charles

When Oscar Charles Gibbons was born on 9 March 1909, in Grove, Marlborough, New Zealand, his father, Walter Earnest Gibbons, was 30 and his mother, Emma Mary Wratt, was 28. He married Caroline Sarah Rush in 1920. He died on 15 January 2001, in Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand, at the age of 91.

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Oscar Charles Gibbons
Caroline Sarah Rush
Marriage: 1920

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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

English: patronymic from Gibbon .

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

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