Leslie Hurley Wilson

Male 1922 - 2010  (88 years)


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  • Name Leslie Hurley Wilson 
    Born 12 May 1922  Ngaruawahia, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 6EAFB75E4DD74E53837FFBF6D1DB7EADC178 
    Died 20 Jul 2010  Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1908  Treefive
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2013 

    Father Mervyn Huntly Wilson,   b. 27 Feb 1895, Huntly, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1967, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Mildred Mary Hurley,   b. 11 Sep 1896, Upper Waiwera, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1986, Papatoetoe, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1921  Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    All Saints Church 
    Family ID F660  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 


    • Les was born in Ngaruawahia, and grew up in Taupiri. He attended Taupiri School and the Horotiu School, held in a hall. When Les was 12 his family moved to live with his grandmother Mary Hurley at Glencoe Rd, Brown's Bay. He attended Long Bay Primary School, then Takapuna Grammar. Les's first job after leaving school was at Radio Ltd in Auckland, followed by a 3 year stint in the merchant navy on the Awatea. When World War II broke out, he enlisted in the army, later transferring to the navy, finally getting his discharge 12 months after war ended. He then worked at Northern Autos in Auckland, then became a foreman car painter in Otahuhu, which lead to his own car painting business, in Otahuhu and then Manakau City, until retirement at age 72. In 1972 Les married Dawn Mackenzie (nee Chambers).

  • Sources 
    1. [S191] MAR029 Marriage Wilson, Mervyn Huntly and Hurley, Mildred Mary, MAR029.