GILLINGHAM, Roger Browne
(Service number 52711)

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Date 20 November 1887 Place of Birth Timaru

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Date Age
Address at Enlistment Fontmell, Fairlie
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single, then married
Next of Kin Mrs M. L. GILLINGHAM (wife), c/o Mrs Balfour, Aramoho, Wanganui
Religion Church of England
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Date *1952 Age 64 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Fairlie Cemetery
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Biographical Notes

Roger Browne Gillingham was the son of Robert and Catherine Beatrice (née Browne) Gillingham. He married Mildred Lyall Balfour on 21 March 1917 at Totara Valley. Their son Roger John Gillingham died in 1939 in England with the RAF.


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