Victoria Marie Peterson

1911–1985 (Age 74)
New Zealand

The Life of Victoria Marie

When Victoria Marie Peterson was born in 1911, in New Zealand, her father, Neil Peter Peterson, was 31 and her mother, Helen Victoria Marks, was 24. She married Harold Maitland Diggle in 1932, in New Zealand. She died in 1985, in her hometown, at the age of 74.

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Harold Maitland Diggle
1907–1997
Victoria Marie Peterson
1911–1985
Marriage: 1932

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1932
New Zealand

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World Events (8)

1914

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. 
1939

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from Peter .2 Americanized form of similar surnames of non-English origin (such as Petersen , or Swedish Pettersson).3 In VT, there are Petersons who were originally called by the French name Beausoleil ; in some documentation this was translated fairly literally as Prettysun, which was then assimilated to Peterson.

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

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