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MacINTOSH, Rewi Rawhiti
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Aliases After war changed name to Robert Reynolds MacINTOSH
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Birth

Date 17 October 1897 Place of Birth Timaru

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Death

Date 28 August 1989 Age
Place of Death Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
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Biographical Notes

Rewi Rawhiti Macintosh was the younger son of Charles Nicholson, newspaper editor and at one time mayor of Timaru, and Lydia Beatrice (née Thompson) Macintosh. His secondary education was at Waitaki Boys' High School, where he made his mark academically and in sports. Rewi changed his name to Robert Reynolds MacIntosh. He married Rosa Emily May Henderson in 1925 in London.

Sources

NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 7291 W5614 0423884) [06 November 2016]; NZ Defence Department Base Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 22525 W5712 BR. 37/1150) [09 November 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [05 November 2016]; Timaru Herald, 4 May 1901, 4 July 1903, 3 August 1907, 26 July 1913, 13 August 1913, 26 December 1918, Otago Witness, 13 May 1903, New Zealand Herald, 12 September 1907, Clutha Leader, 5 May 1908, Temuka Leader, 23 September 1909, 21 October 1911, Evening Star, 7 October 1911, Otago Daily Times, 9 October 1911 [x 2], 5 & 6 May 1915, 19 November 1915, 10 July 1916, 10 August 1917, 8 March 1918, 16 June 1921, 8 November 1928, 24 July 1929, Mataura Ensign, 9 October 1911, Hasings Standard, 9 October 1911, Marlborough Express, 6 April 1912, Oamaru Mail, 10 December 1912, 13 April 1913, 6 November 1914, 10 December 1914, 5 November 1915, 16, 17 & 18 December 1915, North Otago Times, 11 December 1913, Star, 20 January 1915, 4 July 1916, 13 September 1917, Feilding Star, 6 August 1917, Press, 13 August 1917, 17 March 1924, 16 June 1933, 23 August 1933, 10 June 1937, 2 February 1945, Evening Post, 18 March 1938, 8 February 1939 (Papers Past) [05 & 06 November 2016]

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