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Walter CHAPLIN

Male 1898 - 1971  (72 years)


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  • Name Walter CHAPLIN 
    Born 30 Nov 1898  Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 May 1971  Devonport, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 19 May 1971  Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4496  Moore Brickland Family Tree
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2018 

    Father Alexander CHAPLIN,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth --,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1514  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Violet Matilda AVERY,   b. 10 Jun 1898, Pahiatua, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1987, Onehunga, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1919  NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Children 
    +1. Norma Violet CHAPLIN,   b. 8 Jan 1920, Devonport, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1976, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +2. Melva Avis CHAPLIN,   b. 8 Apr 1922, Devonport, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1994, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +3. John Charles Alexander CHAPLIN,   b. 9 Jan 1924, Devonport, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 2018, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +4. Walter James CHAPLIN,   b. 23 Oct 1925, Devonport, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1991, Otahuhu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Henry Alexander CHAPLIN,   b. 14 Jun 1931, Devonport, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 2010, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Maurice Avery CHAPLIN,   b. 1933, Devonport, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1935, Devonport, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F1136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Ex Brian Bonisch:
      Death notices for Walter were published in the New Zealand Herald on 18/5/1971:

      "CHAPLIN, Walter (Wally).  On May 16, 1971, at his residence, 43 Miro Street,
      New Lynn (late of Devonport), dearly loved husband of Violet and loved father of
      Norma, Melva, John, Wally, Henry, and the late Maurice;  aged 72 years. 
      R.I.P.  A service will be held at the Methodist Church, Owens Road, Devonport,
      at 11 a.m. tomorrow (Wednesday), the funeral then leaving for Purewa Crematorium. 
      All communications c/o 21 Huka Rd, Birkenhead".


      "CHAPLIN, Walter.  On May 16, 1971, at his residence, dearly loved father of
      John, dearly loved father-in-law of Alma and loved granddad of Peter, Paul and Michelle.
      God bless".

      "CHAPLIN, Walter.  On May 16, 1971, dearly loved father of Henry.  Patient sufferer at rest".

      "CHAPLIN, Walter.  On May 16, dearly loved father of Melva and loved granddad of
      Carol, Sandra, Andrea and great granddad of Joey, Lisl, Ruth and Sina".

      "CHAPLIN, Walter (Wally).  On May 16, 1971, loved father and father-in-law of 
      Norma and Ron Hutchinson and loved grandfather of Barry, Diane and Lynette".

      "CHAPLIN, Walter.  On May 16, 1971, loved brother-in-law of
      Elsie and the late Jack Hall.  R.I.P."

      "CHAPLIN, Walter.  Beloved granddad of Audine and Barry
      and great-grandad of Karen.  Sadly missed".

  • Sources 
    1. [S449] Bonisch - B, Julia Maud Le Prou updated family file April 2018
      b.1899 (13) Auckland (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S157] NZ - BDM Index online - https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/, New Zealand Government, Registration No: 1899/4124 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S449] Bonisch - B, Julia Maud Le Prou updated family file April 2018: Walter died 1971/29835 - 1971 (1.1654) Devonport, a. 72 (16/5/1971) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S449] Bonisch - B, Julia Maud Le Prou updated family file April 2018: Cremated 19/5/1971 at Purewa cemetery (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S54] NZ - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZSG, Folio No: 1919/2615 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S449] Bonisch - B, Julia Maud Le Prou updated family file April 2018: Folio No: 1919/2615 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S157] NZ - BDM Index online - https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/, New Zealand Government, Registration No: 1919/2783 (Reliability: 3).