LAGAN, Thigue John
(Service number N/N)

Aliases Ted
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Date 6 June 1894 Place of Birth St Andrews

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Address at Enlistment 34 Park Road, Addington, Christchurch
Occupation Hardware salesman
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Marital Status Single
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Religion Roman Catholic
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Date 15 May 1952 Age 57 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 6, Plot 232
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thigue John Lagan, known as Ted, was born on 6 June 1894 at St Andrews, the fifth son of Michael and Sarah (née O'Connor) Lagan. In 1918 he married Winifred Gabrielle O'Connell.


Ruru Lawn Cemetery Christchurch headstone transcription (Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [18 July 2017]; Ruru Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [18 July 2017]

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