IRENE (RENE) PELVIN was b: 04 Aug 1903 in Glenavy, Waitaki North; Bapt: 10 Jul 1904, at the Pesbyterian Parish of Waihao and, a widow, she d: aged 67Y on 1970 and was bur at the Otahuhu Public Cemetery, Auckland.)
School Records: Name PELVIN Irene; School Tawai: Admission Date - 1 Sep 1908; Parent / Guardian Mr Charles Pelvin; Address Waitaki
Rene marr: 22 Apr 1925 in Oamaru to David Herald (b: 2nd Dec 1894 in Oamaru to parents David Herald and mother, Jane McArley; Occ: Labourer, Otahuhu, Auckland; David d: 9 Dec 1960 in Middlemore Hospital, Auckland aged 66Y; Bur: Otahuhu Public Cemetery )
David attended the Pukeuri School - Admission Date 30 Sep 1901, Parent / Guardian - David HERALD; home address, Hilderthorpe (nine miles from Oamaru, on the main north line of railway); Last Day - 28 Jun 1910, destination - to work at home.
David was working as a Flax mill Hand in 1917 at Hilderthorpe at the time of his Military-Call- Up; Record Type 6/680 Rank: Private, David Herald; Main Body Canterbury Infantry Battalion; single, C% W Mills, Fernside Otago; NOK: Father David Herald, Farmer, Hildethorpe, Oamaru WW1 16 October 1914, from Wellington, New Zealand; Vessel was Tahiti or Athenic ; Rank - Private; Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM; Main Body
David and Rene's dau: IRENE GEORGINA HERALD was b in Oamaru, North Otago.
School Records - Name HERALD Irene Georgina; School Hilderthorpe; Admission Date - 5 Nov 1934
Irene married 1955 in Oamaru to NORMAN KITCHENER MCKENNA. (b: 17 Dec 1927 in Morrinsville, Waikato - he died 1987 )
School Records - Name MCKENNA Norman; School Frankton; Admission Date: 5 Feb 1934
School Records - Name MCKENNA Norman,School Hamilton East, Admission Date 14 Feb 1935
School Records - Name: MCKENNA Norman Kitchener, School Kohimarama Admission Date 6 Mar 1939
Children of IRENE HERALD and NORMAN MCKENNA are:
i. MAUREEN ANN MCKENNA.
ii. CYRIL DAVID* MCKENNA.