Francis Joseph Fauvel

3 July 1911–1996 (Age 84)
New Zealand

The Life of Francis Joseph

When Francis Joseph Fauvel was born on 3 July 1911, in New Zealand, his father, Albert Tonks Fauvel, was 28 and his mother, Nellie Cotterill, was 26. He died in 1996, in his hometown, at the age of 85.

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Albert Tonks Fauvel
Nellie Cotterill
Francis Joseph Fauvel

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World Events (8)


Age 3

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 12

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 28

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

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Vaupel . 2. from a pet form of the personal name Fabian .

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

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