Valentine Harehemi Bevan

1911–30 October 1985 (Age 74)
New Zealand

The Life of Valentine Harehemi

When Valentine Harehemi Bevan was born in 1911, in New Zealand, his father, William Bevan, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Turuhira Rowland, was 34. He died on 30 October 1985, in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, at the age of 74, and was buried in New Zealand.

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William Bevan
Sarah Turuhira Rowland
Llewellen Warwick Bevan
Kenneth Keremehana Bevan
Valentine Harehemi Bevan
Elaine Bevan

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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

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Iefan ‘son of Iefan’, Welsh equivalent of John .

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

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  • Valentine Harehemi Bevan, "BillionGraves Index"

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