Donald Petrie

2 February 1920–29 August 2001 (Age 81)
Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life Summary of Donald

When Donald Petrie was born on 2 February 1920, in Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand, his father, Donald David Campbell Petrie, was 30 and his mother, Anne Bathia OBERG, was 26. He married Janetta Annie Amies on 25 September 1945, in Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand. He died on 29 August 2001, in Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Donald Petrie
Janetta Annie Amies
Marriage: 25 September 1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 September 1945Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica
    Age 3
    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 19
    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 23
    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

    Scottish: from a pet form of the personal names Peter or Patrick .

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

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    Sources (1)

    • Donald Petrie, "BillionGraves Index"

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