Edwin John (Pzeke) LAURENSON

Date of Birth: 
2 Nov 1874
Date of Death: 
19 Oct 1916

Edwin was born at Dunedin.

He married Kate Harris (born at Greytown in 1872) at Wellington in 1903.

They had one son & one daughter. The daughters husband, Melville King, served in WW1.

Edwin was a driver then a labourer. At one stage he was in Levin as Kate is recorded on the 1905 census for the Levin township petition.

Edwin enlisted for WW1, was wounded in Sep 1916 & then killed in action at the Somee in Oct 1916.

Kate remained a widow.

The surname has been spelt in several ways: Laurenson, Laurensen, Lawrenson, Larenson.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Edwin John (Pzeke) Laurenson, William Laurenson, Helen Cunningham, Kate Shewbridge Harris, James Harris, Mary Jane Shewbridge, Mary Elizabeth Harris Laurenson, Melville Francis Seymour King, Edwin Frederick Victor James Laurenson, Dorothy Swarbrick.