close this bookFrom the Depression to the Ammunition Factory : teenage years in the 1930s and 1940s
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Born 15 December 1923. Had three brothers and two sisters. Father was a Marine Engineer, mother was a housewife. Born in Thames, lived in Tauranga for three years, came to Hamilton just before turning five, lived in Claudelands.