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Leopold Irvine Marter

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ronald

ronald Report 26 Nov 2012 15:38

Rose Gilpin, my father's sister, (b 1902 Newton Abbot) married Leopold Marter, a New Zealand soldier in 1920 after the First World War, and went back to New Zealand with him. They lived in Taranaki. The last contact that my family had was after the Second World War. Are there any descendants out there now? I would be interested to hear.

Ron Gilpin

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 26 Nov 2012 15:50

Info found at www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz

Registration Number Family Name Given Name(s) Date of Birth/
Age at Death
1964/42066 Marter Leopold Irvine 83Y

FULL NAME
Leopold Irwine Marter
FORENAME(S)
Leopold Irwine
SURNAME
Marter
WAR
World War I, 1914-1918
SERIAL NO.
31180
FIRST KNOWN RANK
Private
OCCUPATION BEFORE ENLISTMENT
Traveller
NEXT OF KIN
Mrs Kate Marter (mother), Taupo Quay, Wanganui, New Zealand
BODY ON EMBARKATION
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
EMBARKATION UNIT
22nd Reinforcements Specialist Company, Machine-Gun Section
EMBARKATION DATE
16 February 1917
PLACE OF EMBARKATION
Wellington, New Zealand
TRANSPORT
HMNZT 76
VESSEL
Aparima
DESTINATION
Plymouth, England
NOMINAL ROLL NUMBER
55
PAGE ON NOMINAL ROLL
23
ARCHIVES NZ SOURCE
Military personnel file
SOURCES USED
Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 16:57

New Zealand Army WWI Nominal Rolls, 1914-1918 about Leopold Irwine Marter
Name: Leopold Irwine Marter occ traveller
Regimental Number: 31180
Relative Name: Mrs Kate Marter
Relative Relationship: Mother
Embarkation: 1917

mothers address Taupo Quay Wanganui

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 16:59

Name: Leopold Marter occ tailor
Birth Date: abt 1889
Age: 25
Port of Departure: Australia
Arrival Date: 19 Jul 1914
Port of Arrival: London, England
Ports of Voyage: Sydney
[Melbourne]
[Adelaide]
[Durban]
[Cape Town]
Ship Name: Beltana
Search Ship Database: View the 'Beltana' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd
Official Number: 131853

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 17:01

name: Leopold I Marter
Spouse Surname: Gilpin
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1919
Registration district: Newton Abbot
Inferred County: Devon
Volume Number: 5b
Page Number: 333
Find Spouse: Rose E Gilpin


So he was Leopold I Marter

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 17:04

seems to be still alive in 1981
New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981 about Leopold Irvine Marter
Name: Leopold Irvine Marter
Electoral Year: 1981
District: Tauranga
Region or Province: Bay of Plenty

address 8 Strathmore Way occ Fld Officer


Unless this is a son??

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 17:06

Name: Leopold Irvine Marter
Electoral Year: 1928
District: Patea
Region or Province: Taranaki

with Rose Ellen living at 100 Victoria Way Hawera occ cycle agent

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 17:09

still at the same adddress but no Rose with him occ dry cleaner

Name: Leopold Irvine Marter
Electoral Year: 1949
District: Patea
Region or Province: Taranaki

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Nov 2012 17:12

Rose is with him to 1938 still at Victoria Street and he is a cycle agent

Name: Rose Ellen Marter
Electoral Year: 1938
District: Patea
Region or Province: Taranaki

ronald

ronald Report 26 Nov 2012 19:19

Thanks a lot Shirley. I don't know where you are finding this info but thanks again

Ron

Reggie

Reggie Report 28 Nov 2012 13:21

It would have been courteous to acknowledge the first helpful info posted

ronald

ronald Report 28 Nov 2012 15:10

Reggie,
As you say, it would have been courteous of me to acknowledge your help and I apolagise for not having done so , but I was suddenly hit by so much information that I had been struggling to obtain.
I have tried various New Zealand sources without success. Apparently there are no census records of any age.