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Date 20 September 1889 Place of Birth New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Sophia Street, Timaru
Occupation Mechanical Engineer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs E. EDYVEAN (wife), "Roselea", Sophia Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
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Date 23 January 1963 Age 73 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 55, Plot 894
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Louis Edyvean was the eldest son of John and Mary Jane (née Jago) Edyvean, both from Cornwall, England. Louis was educated at Pleasant Point School. He married Eleanor Gounld on 12 April 1911 in Chalmers Presbyterian Parish, Timaru. Their son, Harold Louis Edyvean, who was born in 1921, served in World War II.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of internal Affairs) 10 September 2019]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) 10 September 2019; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [10 September 2019]

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