Reginald Gordon Benbow

Reginald Gordon* Benbow was b: 24 Oct 1916 in Timaru to parents Agnes and Reginald Benbow; he d: 11 Nov 2000 in Parklands Hospital, Christchurch

1924 - Admitted to Temuka Primary School 4th Feb.  home address - North Belt, Temuka, and left 20 Feb 1928 for Hilton.

1930's - After leaving school Gordon worked for a time at the Temuka Insulators then joined the NZ Railways. His work took him all over Canterbury and the West Coast until retirement.
1956 - Hurunui Electorate; living at 17 Larnack St, Sth Brighton; Railway
1966 - Living at 141 Chester St; motor assembler
1975 - Lyttelton Electoral roll; living at 105 Opawa Rd; Driver
1984 - Christchurch Central electoral roll; Living at 210 Worchester St; occupation Cleaner
1990 - Christchurch Central electoral roll; Living at 15 Huggins Place; retired
2000 - Living at 27/403 Innes Rd; Retired

Above: Reginald with his son Gordon abt 1925
Right: Together at Caroline Bay, Timaru approx 1940 
        Below: Gordon with his sister Ina Benbow
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