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Edward Laston Pulling

Portrait of Sub Lieutenant Edward Laston Pulling, Auckland Weekly News, 4 January 1917. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19170104-46-2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Sub Lieutenant Edward Laston Pulling, Auckland Weekly News, 4 January 1917. Auckland Lib …


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    Edward Laston AWMM
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    Pulling AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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    • Born in Raetihi but family emigrated to UK 1890, awarded DSO, buried at Great Yarmouth [Caister] Cemetery B-40.

      Received a DSO for bringing down the last Zepplin on the Norfolk coast. Source: Base Record, Archives New Zealand. AWMM
    • Edward Laston Pulling was born in Sidcup, Kent, England and was Flight Lieut in the Royal Naval Air Service during World War One. His mother Adeline nee LASTON was born in Onehunga, Auckland, NZ. Public - Christine - Researcher - 15 May 2017 - See
      England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915
      Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators’ Certificates, 1910-1950 on ancestry.
      Also for birth of Matilda Adeline LASTON born 1856 NZ and
      London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 - for marriage of Adeline LASTON to George Perriam PULLING
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  • Death
    2 March 1917 AWMM
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15 May 2017ChristineTe PukeResearcher

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