Herbert Fletcher GABITES

Date of Birth: 
19 Dec 1882
Date of Death: 
29 Nov 1979

Herbert was born in Christchurch.

He married Martha Caygill (born in 1882) in 1911.

They had two sons & one daughter.

One son, Allott, served in the Air Force in WW2. The son-in-law Mervyn Cross was a Captain in WW2. He was awarded the Military Medal (MM).

Herbert was a teacher. He started at Palmerston Nth, spent several years at Foxton, then Lyttelton, finally retiring to Palmerston Nth. His 1st son was born at Foxton.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Herbert Fletcher Gabites, Martha Elizabeth Caygill, John Allott Caygill, Martha (Patti) Close, John Fletcher Gabites, Elizabeth Mary Borthwick, Jean Maud Gabites, Mervyn Wallace Cross, Allott Lorimer Gabites, Audrey Mary Orne Hodgkins.