Alice May Lovegrove

1913–1984 (Age 71)
Waikuku, Canterbury, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life of Alice May

When Alice May Lovegrove was born in 1913, in Waikuku, Canterbury, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, Arthur Edward Lovegrove, was 39 and her mother, Phoebe Janet Scott, was 41. She married Percy Leonard McMillan in 1935, in Woodend, Waimakariri, Canterbury, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in 1984, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, at the age of 71.

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Alice May Lovegrove
Percy Leonard McMillan
Marriage: 1935
Ivor Samuel McMillan

Spouse & Children

  • Female1913–1984Female

  • Percy Leonard McMillan


Woodend, Waimakariri, Canterbury, New Zealand


  • Ivor Samuel McMillan


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World Events (8)


Age 1

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 10

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 26

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

Name Meaning

English (Berkshire): habitational name from an unidentified place, possibly named with the Old English personal name Lufa ( see Love 1) + Old English grāf ‘grove’, ‘thicket’.

Possible Related Names

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

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