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Margaret Seamons Appleton

1939-45 War, W1411 Asst Secn Off. MARGARET S GORDON, RNZAF, died 11 June 1981 aged 67 years.She is buried in the Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Block RSA 34 Plot 58

Margaret Seamons GORDON nee' APPLETON

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    Margaret Seamons AWMM
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    Appleton AWMM
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    WWII W1411 AWMM
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    Female AWMM
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    WW2 9 June 1941 Errol Martyn WAAF Research RongotaiWellington Errol Martyn WAAF Research
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  • Margaret Seamons APPLETON was born in 1914 in NZ, the daughter of John Guy APPLETON & Mary Julia nee' SEAMONS - in 1955 Margaret Seamons APPLETON married Alan Polwhele GORDON
    REF: NZ BDM Birth Records & Gisborne Photo News (1955)
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 16 January 2023



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    This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Errol Martyn (2020) AWMM


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16 January 2023Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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