James Stirling

about 1905–before 1993 (Age 88)
Kaitaia, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

The Life of James

James Stirling was born about 1905, in Kaitaia, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand. He died before 1993, at the age of 87.

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James Stirling
1905–1993
Dorothy Smith
1906–1994

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World Events (3)

1907

Age 2

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 2

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
1914

Age 9

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the city in central Scotland, the name of which is of uncertain etymology. It is recorded in the 12th century as Strevelin, and is perhaps from a river name.

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

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