EATON, John Robert
(Service number 77015)

Aliases Born John Robert LONIE
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Date 8 January 1884 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Mayfield
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr B. M. JONES (friend), Mayfield, Ashburton
Religion Roman Catholic
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Date 26 February 1957 Age 73 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 12, Plot 82
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Robert Eaton was born to Annie Lonie before her marriage to Thomas Eaton. Growing up as the son of Annie and Thomas, he was educated at Woodbury School. He had served seven years with the Volunteers when he attested. John married Mabel Winifred Coffin on 17 June 1919 at Raurimu.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [14 January 2020]; School Admission record [14 January 2020]; Bromley Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [14 January 2020]

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