Robert Skilling HOUGHTON (1896 – 1941)

Name

Robert Skilling Houghton

Gender

Male

Military identification

46022

Birthplace

Liverpool

Place of death

Gisborne

Parents

  • John Houghton
  • Agnes Lorraine Houghton

Partner(s)

  • Elizabeth Paterson Houghton, nee Jackson (1895-23/5/1920)
  • Margaret Kirwood Houghton, nee English (24/3/1904-1996)

Children

  • Elizabeth Agnes Lambert
  • Ruth Walters Houghton

Marriage(s)

Gisborne

Biography

Arrived in Auckland with his parents on the “Sussex” 1910 from Liverpool
Carpenter in the Gisborne area,
Posted overseas with the 25th Reinforcement 6 February 1917 and was finally discharged 28 May 1919
Some twelve months later his wife died of the Spanish Influenza and his daughters were adopted by their grandparents

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