James Oliver Campbell NEILL

Date of Birth: 
17 Jul 1882
Date of Death: 
11 Nov 1978

James was born on the Isle of Wight.

He married Dr Kate Hogg (born at Surrey in c 1870) at Wellington in 1913.

They had no children.

After she died in 1951 he married Oonah Neill.

James was a fruit farmer in Weraroa, Levin from around 1911 to 1919. He then went to Wellington as a student then became a public servant in Wellington, Palmerston Nth & Auckland. After Kate Died he returned to live in Palmerston Nth.

James served in WW1 as a 2nd Lieutenant in the tunneling company. After the war he was the first President of the Levin RSA. He also authored a book on the tunnelers & one on his mother.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
James Oliver Campbell Neill, Dr Channing Neill, Elizabeth Grace Campbell, Dr Kate Emily Welton Hogg, Robert Welton Hogg, Sarah Isabella Reid, Oonah Kingsley (Anne) Neill.