Edith Margaret Mechen

1 November 1913–5 July 2003 (Age 89)

The Life of Edith Margaret

When Edith Margaret Mechen was born on 1 November 1913, her father, Robert Whyte Mechen, was 36 and her mother, Edith Hill, was 34. She died on 5 July 2003, in Australia, at the age of 89.

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Alan Charles Bill Leyland
Edith Margaret Mechen

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Age 1

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 5

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 26

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Bechen in North Rhine-Westphalia or near Kempten in the Allgäu area.

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

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