RULE, Percy Watts
(Service number N?N)

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Date 4 October 1888 Place of Birth Napier

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Occupation Architect
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Date 17 May 1953 Age 64 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery (ashes?)
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 34, Plot 389
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Percy Watts Rule was the son of Alexander Pettigrew and Jane Jenkins (née Clarke) Rule. He was educated at Timaru Main School. His father died in January 1919. His brother Cyril Rainsford served in World War I. Percy married Kathleen Ann Wheeler in 1914.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 March 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [17 March 2019]

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