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My Grandfather who I never knew.

Earle Vaughan Pickering, fourth child of Arthur and Elfrida Pickering (nee Dixon), was born on 20

Born 26 August 1884 at Featherston, New Zealand. Son of David and Sarah Dick, Wellington.

According to the Auckland Star Newspaper Comer enlisted on 1st of May 1916 at the Queen Street re

Arthur left New Zealand as part of NZ Rifle Brigade for the battlefields of France in February 19

P/O Blincoe (RNZAF 412194) piloted the Stirling Bomber (Serial : R9250, Code: AA-W) from 75th NZ

My uncle Eric (as his father was also Frederick)was a bomber pilot as he was too tall for the Spi

His story was often told to me by my grandmother and today I have in my possession the military s

No story really but I have been researching my husband's family tree and we know that Peter Burkh

I discovered this in the Auckland War Memorial Museum database.

Norman was my Uncle, I have the letters he wrote while on duty and I would like to thank you as I

I have just visited his grave, as I do regularly, for he is buried near my father-in-law and most

Born Geraldine; was one of five children in fostered family of Minnie Dean at the time of her arr