GRAYBURN, Egerton Roy
(Service number 78594)

Aliases Toby
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Date 9 July 1897 Place of Birth Eiffelton, Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Orari
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr Harland GRAYBURN (father), Orari
Religion Methodist
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Date 29 March 1984 Age 86 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Geraldine Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 222, Plot 128
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Biographical Notes

Egerton Roy Grayburn was the son of Harland and Hannah Grayburn. He was educated at Orari and Temuka schools. He married Ethel Winifred (Winifred) Sherratt in 1923. Egerton and Winifred are buried in Geraldine Cemetery with their son Lester who died at 16 years of age.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Aaffairs) [29 June 2017]; Geraldine Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [29 June 2017]; School Admission Record (south Canterbury Branch NZSG) [29 June 2017]

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