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Emile John Benjamin (Jack) LE PROU

Male 1893 - 1960  (66 years)


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  • Name Emile John Benjamin (Jack) LE PROU  [1
    Born 17 May 1893  Marton, Rangitikei, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Railway Worker 
    Died 11 Feb 1960  Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 13 Feb 1960  RSA Taruheru, Gisborne, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I586  Moore Brickland Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2014 

    Father Benjamin LE PROU,   b. 10 Feb 1869, Tecoe Bay, Akaroa, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1949, 24 Beresford St, Auckland, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hannah CONDER,   b. 25 Jan 1872, Penge, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1950, Waikato Public Hospital, Hamilton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1891  St Stephens Church, Marton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elsie May NEAL,   b. 6 Jun 1897, Para, Picton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1985, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1915  Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Charles John Benjamin (Jack) LE PROU,   b. 23 Aug 1915, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1969, Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +2. Valmai May LE PROU,   b. 8 May 1917, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 2002, Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +3. Herbert Mons LE PROU,   b. 3 Aug 1920, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1987, Wainuiomata, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +4. Olive Lillia LE PROU,   b. 3 Apr 1924, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 2013, Kapiti Coast, Wellington, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +5. Lorraine Charlotte LE PROU,   b. 17 Jul 1925, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2006, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +6. Edward Henry Neal "Bill" LE PROU,   b. 17 Jun 1927, Gisborne, Poverty Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1989, Wellington Hospital, Newtown, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +7. Basil James LE PROU
    +8. Eileen Jane Elizabeth LE PROU
    +9. Emile Donald "Arnold" LE PROU
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ex Auckland Museum Website - Cenotaph Records
      Full Name: Emile Benjamin John Le Prou
      Forename(s): Emile Benjamin John
      Surname: Le Prou
      War: World War I, 1914-1918
      Serial No.: 61686
      First Known Rank: Private
      Occupation before Enlistment: Blacksmith
      Next of Kin: Mrs E. Le Prou (wife), Matawai, via Gisborne, New Zealand
      Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
      Embarkation Unit: 30th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
      Embarkation Date: 13 October 1917
      Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
      Transport: HMNZT 93
      Vessel: Corinthic
      Destination: Liverpool, England
      Nominal Roll Number: 72
      Page on Nominal Roll: 8
      Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918

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      Ex Gisborne DC Website (http://www.gdc.govt.nz/)
      Surname: LE PROU
      Forenames: EMITE JOHN BENJAMIN (Note incorrect spelling of Emile)
      Gender:
      Age: 66
      Last known address: Unknown
      Type:BURIAL
      Date of Burial: 13/02/1960
      Cemetery: TARUHERU
      Block: RSA
      Plot #: 468
      Warrant Number: 10035

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] Le Prou - (Jim) Eric James b.1944.

    2. [S12] NZ - NZ Registrar General Birth (Reliability: 3).
      Registrar General Birth.
      NZBDM 1893/1473

    3. [S175] NZ - Gisborne District Council - On line Cemeteries.

    4. [S5] NZ - NZ Registrar General Marriage (Reliability: 3).
      Registrar General Marriage.
      NZBDM 1915/3109