Myra Edith HILL

Female 1922 - 1995


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  • Name  Myra Edith HILL 
    Born  25 Jun 1922  Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  02 Jun 1995  Sneddon Memorial Hospital,,Gore, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  07 Jun 1995  Gore, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I00984  BRUCE FAMILY
    Last Modified  18 Oct 2012 

    Family  Bruce BANNERMAN,   b. 04 Jan 1913, Gore, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1991, Kew Hospital, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Jul 1945  Iona Presbyterian Church, Port Chalmers, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nola Mae BANNERMAN
     2. Kevin Bruce BANNERMAN
     3. Marion Frances BANNERMAN,   b. 28 Feb 1949, East Gore, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Apr 2002, Gladstone Hospital, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Andrew Henry BANNERMAN
     5. Loraine Joy BANNERMAN
     6. Neville William BANNERMAN
     7. Denise Myra BANNERMAN
    Family ID  F00063  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • Notes for MYRA EDITH HILL:
      Myra was born at Deborah Bay,Port Chalmers. She attended Port Chalmers Primary School until the age of 13 years. On leaving school found work at the Port Chalmers Ship Yards. When her mother died in 1940 Myra kept house for her father, brothers and younger sisters. Between 1941 and 1945 she was in the Land Army and worked on farms in the Balfour aera as a Land Girl. She was later employed at Otama by Archie and Jean Affleck as a House Keeper. It was while working for the Afflecks she met her future husband Bruce Bannerman who had just arrived back from serving overseas and had recommenced working for his uncle Robert Mee, a next door neighbour to the Afflecks. Myra and Bruce were married at Iona Presbyterian Church, Port Chalmers on 27 July 1945 and settled on the Mee Farm at Otama, as a married couple for Robert Mee. Myra and Bruce were inseperatable and where one went the other went. They raise a family of four daughters and three sons. Myra enjoyed handcrfts, knitting, embroidery and crochet. She took a keen intrest in all her children and later her grandchildren. In 1974 Myra and Bruce had what was classed as the higlight of their life when they took a six month World Cruise Trip. In the 1960's Myra learnt to drive. Myra died 2 June 1995 at Seddon Memorial hospital Gore aged 72 years.

      More About MYRA EDITH HILL:
      Age at Death (Facts Pg): 72 years 11 months Burial: 07 Jun 1995, Gore Cemetery
      Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Cardia-respiratory Failure I day;Chronic Obstructive Respiratory Disease≠Years;Carcinoma of Lung -months


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