John Eric ( Jock ) Whiting

5 August 1922–18 May 1953 (Age 30)
Kaitangata, Otago, New Zealand

The Life of John Eric ( Jock )

When John Eric ( Jock ) Whiting was born on 5 August 1922, in Kaitangata, Otago, New Zealand, his father, Charles James Whiting, was 34 and his mother, Marion Reid Rutherford Clements, was 27. He married Merle Mabel Mann in New Zealand. He lived in Earnscleugh, Central Otago, Otago, New Zealand in 1953. He died on 18 May 1953, in Clyde, Central Otago, Otago, New Zealand, at the age of 30, and was buried in Clyde, Central Otago, Otago, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

John Eric ( Jock ) Whiting
1922–1953
Merle Mabel Mann
1923–1997
Marriage:

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Grace Clements Whiting

    Female1917–2017Female

    Colin Charles James Whiting

    Male1918–Male

    Male1922–1953Male

    Male1924–1991Male

    Florence ( Florry ) Whiting

    FemaleFemale

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 1

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 17

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.
1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

Age 21

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Eric Or Jock Whiting, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • John Eric Whiting, "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998"
  • John Eric (Jock) Whiting, "New Zealand, Central Otago, Cemetery Gravestones, 1861-2009"

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