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Eric Gerald Griffin     (1903 - 2000)

ERIC GERALD GRIFFIN, son of Arhur and Helena Griffin was born 19 Dec 1903 in Kaponga, Taranaki.

He was a keen boxer - photo taken 1926-27 ............

He and brother Clarrie had a dairy farm on the Inaha Road  together about 1925 and were looked after by sister Vera. About 19... they separated the farm in half.

He married GERTRUDE MABEL ROTHERY 28 Feb 1934 in Manaia. Gertie was the daughter of DANIEL ROTHERY and MABEL BOWERS and was born 29 Apr 1910 in New Plymouth.

Eric served WW2  from ... at.... and was overseas at .... In 19..........Eric retired from dairy farming to.....................and then to  Govette Avenue, New Plymouth where he died 31 Jan 2000.

 

 

 

 

He was interred at Manaia Cemetery, (RSA Section) Plot 64. Gertie died 25 May 2006.

       

Children of ERIC and GERTRUDE GRIFFIN  born at Hawera are:

1. ALYS MABEL GRIFFIN married GEORGE EDWARD BEATTY. Their daughter is  Janine Erica Beatty

2. JANICE HAZEL GRIFFIN,

3. GAVIN ERIC GRIFFIN and Gwen

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