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John Harding Tatham

John Harding Tatham

Male 1875 - 1918  (43 years)


  • Name John Harding Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Known as "Jack" 
    Birth 14 Aug 1875  Gisborne, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Residence abt 1880 - 1917  Homewood, Wairarapa, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Homewood, Wairarapa, NZ
    Homewood, Wairarapa, NZ
    Occupation 1893 - 1917  Sheep farmer  [6
    Marriage 10 Feb 1904  Carterton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 7
    Clara Cecilia Bunny,   b. 02 Jul 1879, Whareama, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1959, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Mar 1908  Masterton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • Passengers on SS "Marama" dep Sydney 16 Mar 1908, in transit from Vancouver to USA, British subjects, resid and dest Masterton NZ: Cecilia C Tatham, marr, 26; John H Tatham, marr, 33; Catherine M Bunny, single, 28; nearest relative in NZ: Mr A? R Bunny, Masterton
    Military Service 1917 - 1918  Corporal, Wellington Mounted Rifles, NZEF  [4, 5
    • enlisted at Masterton 27 Jan 1917 [4]
    • embarked on "Tofua" 13 Nov 1917 as part of 31st Reinforcements, NZEF; disemb Suez 21 Dec 1917. [4]
    John Harding Tatham (1875-1918)
    John Harding Tatham (1875-1918)
    Corporal Jack Tatham in uniform in 1917
    Death 18 Oct 1918  Lydda, Palestine Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Died whilst on active service  [2, 5
    • Died of malaria at 76 Casualty Clearing Station, Ludd (Lydda/Lod)
    Burial 20 Oct 1918  Ramleh War Cemetery, Palestine Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5
    • John Harding Tatham, 43, son of Frederick and Julia Tatham, of Masterton, New Zealand. [CWGC]
    Person ID I2171  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 09 Nov 2014 

    Father Frederick Edmund Wheeler,   b. abt Jul 1841, Ramsgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1896, Homewood, Wairarapa, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Julia Ellen Harding,   b. 07 Jan 1850, Aroa, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Feb 1928, Homewood, Wairarapa, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Marriage 1872  Waipukarau, Hawke's Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Family ID F0394  Family Group Sheet

    Family Clara Cecilia Bunny,   b. 02 Jul 1879, Whareama, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1959, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Marriage 10 Feb 1904  Carterton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 7
    • married by Rev. Young
    Children 
    +1. Doris Beatrice Tatham,   b. 17 Feb 1905, Carterton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963, New Zealand? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +2. Frederick Bunny Tatham,   b. 22 Aug 1906, Masterton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1972, Whareama, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Phyllis Rehu Tatham,   b. 13 Jan 1909, Masterton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2000, New Zealand? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +4. Ralph Heathcote Tatham,   b. 01 Jul 1911, Masterton, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1995, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Photos
    Tatham family of Homewood
    Tatham family of Homewood
    Studio photograph taken prior to Jack Tatham leaving for the Great War where he died in 1918
    John Harding Tatham & family
    John Harding Tatham & family
    about 1917
    Last Modified 08 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F0509  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 14 Aug 1875 - Gisborne, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1880 - 1917 - Homewood, Wairarapa, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 10 Feb 1904 - Carterton, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 10 Feb 1904 - Carterton, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1908 - Masterton, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Died whilst on active service - 18 Oct 1918 - Lydda, Palestine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 20 Oct 1918 - Ramleh War Cemetery, Palestine Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S63] Gill Tatham.

    2. [S03] Family Members, JH.

    3. [S12] Passenger Lists, Marama, 16 Mar 1908.
      age 33?

    4. [S37] Army Lists & Records, NZ Army service record, 1914-1918.
      John Harding Tatham
      Archives NZ accessed 08 Sep 2014

    5. [S34] Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
      age 43

    6. [S25] Electoral Registers.

    7. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Adams.
      rootsweb kiwiadams/5/132771 accessed 28 Jan 2014