Eric John GUNNING
Eric was born at Wellington.
He married Phyllis Holmes (born in 1888) in 1916.
They had five daughters & three sons.
Eric served in WW1 & two sons, Stanley & Athol, & two son-in-laws, Vernon Bateman & George Hook served in WW2.
Eric started out as a grocer's assistant in Masterton then moved to work with his father at Shannon. (see father's profile) He then became a company director until retiring & moving to Levin.