Date of Birth: 
30 Dec 1891
Date of Death: 
11 Jun 1970

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.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Eric John Gunning, Phyllis Mildred Holmes, Robert Thomas Holmes, Emma West, Betty Joan Gunning, Vernon Jarrett Bateman, Stanley Holmes Gunning, Grace Iris Theodora Cleal, Mary Alison Gunning, Iris Anita Gunning, Winnian Mary Gunning, George Eric Hook, Phyllis Margaret (Billie) Gunning, Herbert Maurice (Nook) Gordon, Robert (Bob) Tennant, Athol West Gunning, Doris Nola Beech, Anne Shirley Patricia Gunning, Robert Arnold Sebelin, Pamela Gunning, Brian Ashley Gunning, Leonie Elizabeth Gunning.